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  • self-deception
  • This audiobook explains what self-deception is, how people get trapped in it, how it undermines relationships and organizational achievement, and - most importantly - the surprising way to solve it. (audible.com)
  • Belief is the topic of science writer and historian Michael Shermer's TEDTalk on the patterns and Darwinian instincts behind self-deception . (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Santa Claus and, as we'll see, his mystical compatriots the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy, are cultural as well as psychological phenomena that serve as apt examples of our propensity for self-deception. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • However, if she believes it is a lion and proceeds more cautiously when in fact it is only the wind, the only cost to her well-being is, perhaps, a little self-deception -- cautious self-deception that, when practiced, may actually save her life under similar circumstances in the future. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Of course, "self-deception" might seem like a fairly heavy-handed term to use in describing the average 5-year-old's belief in Santa Claus. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • atheism and deception
  • Concerning atheism and deception , prior to Charles Darwin publishing his evolutionist work On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life , Darwin wrote in his private notebooks that he was a materialist , which is a type of atheist . (conservapedia.com)
  • Climate Science
  • In his new e-book, An Inconvenient Deception: How Al Gore Distorts Climate Science and Energy Policy , climatologist Roy Spencer dismantles and debunks climate alarmist and former Vice President Al Gore's new movie, An Inconvenient Sequel , the follow-up to Gore's hugely successful 2006 propaganda film, An Inconvenient Truth . (thenewamerican.com)
  • practice
  • When his career is ruined by scandal, and his brother framed for murder, Black has only one place to turn to clear his brother's name and practice his art of deception, illusion, and influence - the FBI. (apple.com)
  • When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black (JACK CUTMORE-SCOTT) has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, influence and illusion - the FBI. (apple.com)
  • Deception (an "opaque" practice) would seem to be an exception, impediment or outright challenege to the ideology of generalized transparency , which is suspicious of the motives behind any and all uses of masks, disguises, trickery, et al. (notbored.org)
  • explains
  • The Art of Deception" is a Randall Evans documentary that explains the various methods used by people to produce "puppet" documentaries that push a specific agenda and that are so convincing that their audiences do not question the falsehoods. (infobarrel.com)
  • full
  • Fallacious [ fallacieux ], from the Latin fallaciosus, adept at or accustomed to deception, full of deceit: the definition of this adjective is equivalent to the superlative of deceptive [ trompeur ]. (notbored.org)
  • make
  • Finally, by ending with the revelation that these same tricks were being used all along to make "The Art of Deception" itself much more convincing to its viewers, the speakers powerfully deliver the documentary's message: information should not be considered with the eyes alone but rather with the help of a critical mind. (infobarrel.com)
  • And yes, that does make Deception Island part of Antarctica. (bellaonline.com)
  • individual
  • Ernst Haeckel attempted to portray himself as an ethical proponent of atheism, however, history shows he was a deceitful individual who committed a serious act of deception. (conservapedia.com)
  • together
  • Together with his behind-the-scenes illusion team - producer Dina, eccentric engineer Gunter, and street magician Jordan Kwon - the super-charming Black will team up with FBI agents Kay Daniels, Mike Alvarez and Janet Deakins to become the world's first consulting illusionist, helping the government solve crimes that defy explanation, and trap criminals and spies by using the timeless arts of magic, misdirection and deception. (apple.com)