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faith

Cynical Definitions

n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.

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n. Tactical truth avoidance.

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n. Perfect understanding paired with perfect ignorance.

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Cynical Quotations

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.

— H.L. Mencken

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Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.

— Eric Hoffer

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