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 Doubt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Doubt is very often debated in the context of Christianity where it refers to doubt about salvation and eventual redemption in an afterlife.
Doubt is uncertainty in the context of trust (where it takes the form of distrust), action, decision or faith.
Doubt is the only human emotion which proves its own existence as "I doubt that (the concept of) doubt exists, therefore it exists".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Doubt   (384 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Doubt
Practical doubt, or doubt as to the lawfulness of an action is, according to the teaching of moral theology, incompatible with right action; since to act with a doubtful conscience is obviously to act in disregard of the moral law.
The legitimacy, or the reverse, of doubt in regard to matters of fact is made evident by the forms of logic (induction and deduction), which, whatever may be the extent of their function as a means of acquiring knowledge, are indispensably necessary as a test of the correctness of conclusions or hypotheses already formed.
Doubt is opposed to certitude, or the adhesion of the mind to a proposition without misgiving as to its truth; and again to opinion, or a mental adhesion to a proposition together with such a misgiving.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05141a.htm   (2659 words)

  
 No Doubt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the fall of 1994 No Doubt would suffer yet another setback when Eric Stefani left the band because he did not like the direction the band was heading in and began to pursued an animating career on the cartoon TV series The Simpsons.
No Doubt was formed by Eric Stefani (keyboards) in Orange County, California with his friend John Spence (lead vocals) in November 1986.
No Doubt's self-titled first album was released in 1992 and featured the single "Trapped in a Box".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/No_Doubt   (1234 words)

  
 Doubt
The typical external origins of doubt are important for the kinds of emotional states involved in doubt, such as surprise when the world does not turn out to be as it was expected to be, or annoyance that someone is making a claim incoherent with one's own beliefs.
The concept of doubt is not only of philosophical interest, for it plays a central role in the legal system when jurors are instructed not to convict an accused criminal unless they are convinced of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
Doubt can fail to be reasonable according to these legitimacy conditions when people make their judgments of incoherence without taking into account all the available relevant information.
cogsci.uwaterloo.ca /Articles/doubt.html   (4861 words)

  
 Doubt Quotes - The Quotations Page
Doubt 'til thou canst doubt no more...doubt is thought and thought is life.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
www.quotationspage.com /subjects/doubt   (235 words)

  
 DOUBT - Definition
Doubt, in order to be operative in requiring an acquittal, is not the want of perfect certainty (which can never exist in any question of fact) but a defect of proof preventing a reasonable assurance of quilt.
Doubt is the beginning and the end of our efforts to know.
I doubt not that however changed, you keep So much of what is graceful.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/doubt   (455 words)

  
 Variety.com - Reviews - Doubt
Doubt may be the subject of Shanley's story, but it's an alien emotion to Sister Aloysius (Linda Hunt), principal at St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx.
"Doubt," the thought-provoking one-acter by John Patrick ShanleyJohn Patrick Shanley, was rapturously received in 2004 at Manhattan Theater Club; its Broadway transfer opens March 31.
Jonathan Cake and Linda Hunt star in the West Coast premiere of John Patrick Shanley's 'Doubt' at the Pasadena Playhouse.
www.variety.com /av_result.asp?articleid=VE1117926515   (787 words)

  
 3-11.htm
A reasonable doubt is a doubt based upon reason and common sense, and not the mere possibility of innocence.
A reasonable doubt is a doubt based upon reason and common sense--the kind of doubt that would make a reasonable person hesitate to act.
Proof beyond a reasonable doubt, therefore, must be proof of such a convincing character that a reasonable person would not hesitate to rely and act upon it.
www.are.uscourts.gov /Jury/criminal/3-11.htm   (599 words)

  
 Legal Definition of 'Doubt'
In criminal cases, whenever a reasonable doubt exists as to the guilt of the accused that doubt ought to operate in his favor.
No judge is presumed to have any doubt on a question of law, and he cannot therefore refuse to give a judgment on that account.
The embarrassing position of a judge is that of being in doubt, and it is frequently the lot of the wisest and most enlightened to be in this condition; those who have little or no experience usually find no difficulty in deciding the most problematical questions.
www.lectlaw.com /def/d196.htm   (262 words)

  
 Variety.com - Reviews - Doubt
All the elements come invigoratingly together like clockwork in John Patrick ShanleyJohn Patrick Shanley's provocative new play, "Doubt," a gripping story of suspicion cast on a priest's behavior that is less about scandal than about fascinatingly nuanced questions of moral certainty.
While the sturdy current Second Stage revival of "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" showed what a vital, emotional writer Shanley can be when dealing with an intimate encounter, "Doubt" moves up several notches from personal realm to issues with greater social and philosophical resonance.
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
www.variety.com /review/VE1117925635?categoryid=33   (1248 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Doubt: A History : The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
Doubt is revealed to be the subtle stirring that has precipitated many of the more widely remembered innovations in politics, religion and science, such as medieval Jewish philosopher Gersonides's doubt of Ptolemaic cosmology 200-300 years before Copernicus, Kepler or Galileo.
The subject of her book is not doubt in general, but doubts about religion, and it emerges that debunking religion, though it makes for a colorful historical narrative, gives us little guidance for the kinds of skepticism that might be useful today.
Doubt should not be confused with atheism nor should it be considered as rational in every case.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060097728?v=glance   (4684 words)

  
 Brian McLaren: "Doubt: The Tides of Faith" Written for Christian Single Magazine
Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith.
There is a dark kind of doubt, an exaggerated and self-destructive kind of doubt, that leads to despair, depression, and spiritual self-sabotage.
By doubting it, and then examining it, you can either call it a keeper because it passed the test, discard it, or adjust it.
www.anewkindofchristian.com /archives/000159.html   (2811 words)

  
 Doubt
Doubt is a result of having in the mind more than one models applicable to the current situation.
In the Russian language the word for doubt is 'somnenie', which breaks down as 'so-mnenie', literally co-thought, a parallel thought.
This meaning of the word 'doubt' is reflected in its etymology.
pespmc1.vub.ac.be /Doubt.html   (142 words)

  
 Doubt
Doubt in our institutions brought about the Renaissance, the Reformation and the Age of Reason.
A person of true faith should never be afraid to doubt for it can dispel the babel that cripples the effectiveness of the church.
The healthy aspect of doubt is nothing more than being in a state of mind that hesitates between incompatible convictions.
latter-rain.com /genko/doubt.htm   (481 words)

  
 René Descartes [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
That which can be doubted is that which belongs to a class of 'knowledge' that has ever in the past failed, or which it can be imagined will fail under a (not impossible) hypothesis.
Instead, his doubting process is a philosophical one, and sometimes called 'hyperbolic' (or exaggerated) doubt, in which the issue is whether a class of knowledge can be in any way doubted.
The doubt is not a simply common sense one, though, as when I doubt whether black cats are harbingers of bad luck.
www.utm.edu /research/iep/d/descarte.htm   (19643 words)

  
 Rock On The Net: No Doubt
Although No Doubt is a group, Gwen has largely become the focus of the band with their rise to stardom.
No Doubt's success appears to have happened overnight, yet the band has been looking for their big break for almost 10 years.
No Doubt was formed in 1987 in Anaheim, California with members: John Spence, Tony Kanal, Gwen Stefani, and Eric Stefani.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-n/nodoubt_main.htm   (1406 words)

  
 Doubt
Doubt surprises us because we assume—conditioned, as we are, by the Church scandals I mentioned at the beginning—that Father Flynn must be guilty.
Doubt sheds needed light on such a system of belief and action, and reminds us of its potentially catastrophic consequences, not only for our so-called and supposed opponents, but for ourselves.
She provides the strong but finally doubtful presence at the center of this remarkable play.
www.nytheatre.com /nytheatre/doubt332.htm   (939 words)

  
 Doubt
This doubt is the opposite to fundamentalism, or by-the-book religion, (I think) it is more in accord with Jesus' words than the large scale organized religions of the world, and more in accord with Buddhism than the legalistic, literalistic way in which Western thought has gone.
Intellectual doubt and emotional steadfastness can go hand in hand, this is how I live my life, my deeper thoughts are steeped in doubts but as I am acting on what I see to be the best course of action then I purge doubt from my actions.
Orwell's dystopia cannot occur if the populace continually doubt what they are told, and people cannot be happy if they know that what they believe appears to be dubious, ignorance cannot lead to bliss if doubt reigns.
www.dpjs.co.uk /doubt.html   (1737 words)

  
 No Doubt
No Doubt signs a "big" recording contract with Interscope Records; they continue driving around O.C. in their old cars and work day jobs (Gwen and Tony are sales people at the same department store, Adrian waits tables at a steak house, and Tom runs a small music equipment rental business).
No Doubt ends 2000 with an award show (presenters at the Billboard Music Awards), performance on the tube (MTV's Fashionably Loud, selection: "Bathwater." Gwen also performs "South Side" with Moby.), and a special live performance at the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas in L.A. Return of Saturn is still on the charts (#120).
No Doubt kicks off an eight-city West Coast club tour in San Diego in full pop gear: Tony and Tom wear red jumpsuits, the horn section in lime green, Gwen in bubblegum pink (including her feathered hair), and Adrian shirtless and in boxers.
www.nodoubt.com /band   (6374 words)

  
 VH1.com : No Doubt : Biography
No Doubt's much-anticipated follow-up, The Return of Saturn, was released in the spring of 2000, and "Simple Kind of Life" and "Ex-Girlfriend" were both critically successful at the mainstream and college levels.
Formed in early 1987 as a ska band inspired by Madness, the lineup of No Doubt initially comprised John Spence, Gwen Stefani, and her brother Eric.
No Doubt's live act began to attract regional interest, and Interscope Records signed them in 1991.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/no_doubt/bio.jhtml   (529 words)

  
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She fought the doubt and proved to not only to herself, but to the doubters and critics that she could do it, she set her sights on the South Wind Championship.
Doubt, a word that is the downfall of many.
Taking on all who have come her way, but now the doubts are setting in.
www.aogames.net /4ww/roleplays/messages/226.shtml   (1424 words)

  
 Descartes' Epistemology
The Evil Genius Doubt is bounded in the sense that its sceptical potency does not extend to all judgments: a special class of propositions is outside the bounds of doubt.
His doubts are supposed to help us to appreciate that even though we believe that 2+3=5, and believe that we're awake, and believe that there is an external world, we nonetheless lack indefeasible justification.
Both kinds of dream doubt appeal to some version of the thesis that the experiences we take as dreams are (at their best) qualitatively similar to what we take as waking—call this the ‘Similarity Thesis’.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/descartes-epistemology   (17530 words)

  
 Doubt - God's Promises - In Touch Ministries
Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, "Be taken up and cast into the sea," and does not doubt in his heart, but believe that what he says is going to happen, it will be granted him.
Doubt - God's Promises - In Touch Ministries
Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you."
www.intouch.org /myintouch/exploring/promises/doubt_93907.html   (400 words)

  
 Doubt at MTC
In Doubt, a strong-minded woman is faced with a difficult decision: Should she voice concerns about one of her male colleagues...
www.mtc-nyc.org /2004-2005_season/doubt.htm   (119 words)

  
 DOUBT
DOUBT project is to make better than nothing approach to this problem.
DOUBT is project to create set of system invalidation checking programs.
In DOUBT, instead of checking for validness, we look for invalidity of system.
developer.osdl.jp /projects/doubt   (256 words)

  
 Doubt on Broadway
Doubt is the story of a strong-minded woman faced with a difficult decision: should she voice concerns about one of her male colleagues…even if she’s not entirely certain of the truth?
Opening at Manhattan Theatre Club to a chorus of unanimous raves, Doubt quickly became the kind of red-hot sensation that happens so rarely in the theater.
This fall, one play had the whole town talking: John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt.
www.mtc-nyc.org /Doubt/home.htm   (136 words)

  
 Playbill News: Doubt Expected To Begin Broadway Previews March 9
Issues of loyalty, suspicion, sin, compromise and, yes, doubt, are explored through the actions of all four characters, and through two memorable set-piece sermons delivered by O'Byrne.
02 Jun 2005 -- In the Playing of a Certain Sister, Cherry Jones Says There's No Doubt About It
15 Aug 2005 -- For Lauded Original Cast, at Least Five More Months of Doubt
www.playbill.com /news/article/90960.html   (536 words)

  
 No Doubt
Also, No Doubt has material recorded and ready to make into a CD, but they have to produce the album still which may take a while.
An older group pic on their self-titled album with Gwen's brother Eric (one of the founding members of No Doubt, the guy on the left in the back) as the keyboardist.
At this point he has never heard of No Doubt, and he left Disneyland not knowing the name of the band he just got to listen to.
members.tripod.com /%7Emusicofdustball/nodoubt.html   (630 words)

  
 DNA/Salmon Of Doubt - Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time.
Titled THE SALMON OF DOUBT: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time, this new work is a compilation of writings recovered from the hard drive of Adams’s beloved MacIntosh computer.
Included are short stories, essays, lectures, and articles, many published for the first time in book form, and the crown jewel: ten never-before-published chapters of Adams’s longtime work-in-progress, THE SALMON OF DOUBT.
The book begins with an introduction from Douglas Adams's friend of many years, Christopher Cerf, who will also serve as the book’s spokesperson.
www.douglasadams.com /salmon.html   (321 words)

  
       NxD Fan        No Doubt Fan         
You may also recognize the members of No Doubt, whom are: singer Gwen Stefani, drummer Adrian Young, guitarist Tom Dumont, bassist Tony Kanal, keyboardist Gabe McNair, and trumpet player Stephen Bradley.
This is the Fanlisting Network approved fanlisting for the band No Doubt.
You may know No Doubt from such songs as 2001's Hey Baby, 2000's Simple Kind Of Life or 1995's Don't Speak.
modified.nu /nxdfan   (119 words)

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