until you can propose a better alternative then it seems we're stuck with "belief" language.
What about "accept"? Facts do not require belief.
Silence is not the answer, says Dayk Jang. He is now organizing a group of experts, including evolutionary scientists and theologians who believe in evolution
We're never going to get anywhere if even an article that supports science uses this kind of bigoted language. Do scientists "believe in" gravity? Do scientists "believe in" relativity?
My first thought was "I need to go get a job quick, because people who don't work starve in 1890!"
My second thought was "I need to plot the murder of Thomas Edison!"
When I woke up, I agreed with my subconscious. Does that make me crazy?
1) Come up with profitable idea that threatens business models of crooked, incumbent telecoms
2) Incumbent telecoms pay off people that do the studies and claim that your product will kill people and end life as we know it and kick puppies
3) Be forced into bankruptcy because you don't have that kind of political clout
There is no purpose, no mission in Afghanistan or Iraq, unless you believe that al Qaeda is going to have a fleet of aircraft
But there are companies with lucrative military contracts in Iraq, so it has a purpose for someone.