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A large majority, 81 per cent, of people surveyed recognised Britain was becoming more secular, with fewer people going to places of worship and believing in God.
I don't want my friends, family, of fellow citizens to get sucked into believing they are treating a chemical imbalance with medicine when what they are actually doing is taking drugs to feel better.
Pagels says that "what John's gospel does--and has succeeded ever after in persuading the majority of Christians to do--is claim that only by believing in Jesus can we find divine truth." In sum, whereas Thomas encourages the idea that what matters most is what you are, that is, how spiritually evolved you are, not what you believe (hence, Pagels' title), and that one can evolve spiritually by looking within, John encourages the idea that what matters most is what you believe, not what you are, and that the crucial beliefs are beyond self-discovery and must be revealed.
Walker's documentary quietly sidles up and cajoles you into believing the little people are checking you out when you trundle past their secret bushes.
This was intentionally to "conciliate public opinion." [56] But the commissioners persisted in believing that an able bodied widow could support herself and a child; the poor law could only help by taking other children into the workhouse.
Believing that New York's character depends on the success of both the city's growth and protection of its past, as the LPC's chairman, she has worked to safeguard the city's historic buildings while establishing a fair and effective regulatory system to ensure that they can fill the needs of a 21st Century economy.
Believing that Christians, or more specifically churches, had a divine mandate to care for orphans, Baptists in the South demonstrated a remarkable willingness to assume the burden.
In addition to believing that a much clearer definition is needed of the term "tax shelter,"(3) TEI offers the following summary of its conclusions and recommendations concerning corporate tax shelters:
(Assuming that knowing entails believing, I shall economize henceforth by speaking only of believing.
So is believing in the resurrection, whether we believe it more or believe it less.
There exist two versions of Moore's paradox: (1) for some arbitrary proposition P, there is something queer about my asserting that P and I do not believe that P(1) and (2) for some arbitrary proposition P, there is something queer about my asserting that P and I believe that not-P.(2) The former is Hintikka's Moore's paradox(3) and the latter is (with some qualification) Wittgenstein's Moore's paradox.(4) On the assumption that a rational person does not hold contrary beliefs, the assertion in (2) is stronger than the assertion in (1), since my believing that not-P entails my not-believing that P, but not vice versa.
As hospital size increases, so does the likelihood of laboratorians believing TQM has increased productivity.
Are they deceiving themselves in believing that clients do not make claims for tax mistakes"?
Anyone who has chuckled at an outrageous headline blazing across a supermarket tabloid can tell you that understanding an idea and believing in that idea do not go hand-in-hand.
The end result: a respectful impasse, the attorney believing that the friendly Jesus promoted by most evangelicals is largely uninspiring and his brother-in-law believing that salvation cannot be found in the Catholic Church.