readiness to believe

See: credulity
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It is thought he wanted to lampoon the public's readiness to believe claims about a cosmos packed with extraterrestrial life - but instead of getting the joke readers embraced these latest reports of alien worlds.
DAVID Cameron's readiness to believe foul-mouthed Andrew "plebs" Mitchell instead of the police who guard Downing Street is a depressing day for British politics.
It will be hard for those who are part of the confrontation to question the world's readiness to believe that the bolstering of democracy and the persistence of the war against terror cannot but attract support and assistance.
As that example reflects, Chomsky's rhetorical overkill is of a piece with his readiness to believe the worst about the impact of U.
Not least is our readiness to believe stories of atrocities abroad while refusing to accept that the same things might be happening here.

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