inability to believe

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Like Mimi, he had gone through the phase of doubt and inability to believe in the reality of things, though it had not affected him to the same extent.
The most significant challenge to entrepreneurs was their inability to believe in the potential of their country and their people, said Fadi Mujahid, Syrian entrepreneurship consultant and co-founder of Game Power 7, the first online gaming company in the MENA region.
Is this inability to believe an incapacity or is it an endowment?
Our inability to believe the complainant beyond a reasonable doubt means, in good faith, that we could not ask a jury to do that," she said.
At a time when America's estrangement from the world risks tipping into dangerous imbalance, when a country at war with lethal enemies is also increasingly at war with itself, when humankind's spiritual yearnings veer between an excess of certainty and an inability to believe anything at all, and when sectarian and racial divides seem as intractable as ever, a man who is a bridge between these worlds may be indispensable.
That such moral probity was not always an effective defence against errors of judgement is evident, however, from Stern's simple inability to believe that the Soviet Union could have agreed to divide up Poland with the Nazis.
Part of the problem is that physicians find it difficult to "get over their inability to believe that someone could actually do these kinds of things to children," she said.
Part of the problem is that pediatricians find it difficult to "get over their inability to believe that someone could actually do these kinds of things to children.
The essential paradox of Mill's liberalism--that unfettered freedom of thought gives rise not to reason but to the inability to believe anything--is now institutionalized, according to Kimball, in the paradox of a dominant liberalism that claims to be tolerant while repressing all dissent, John O'Sullivan exhorts conservatives not to give up the fight for their professional organizations and academic disciplines.
It comes down to the various social groups' inability to believe in their own "moral superiority" that leads to heated battles on issues of pornography.
He coined the term agnosticism to describe his inability to believe what seemed to him illogical statements.