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The act or practice of a hypocrite; a feigning to be what one is not, or to feel what one does not feel; a dissimulation, or a concealment of one's real character, disposition, or motives; especially, the assuming of false appearance of virtue or religion; a simulation of goodness.

Hypocrisy is the necessary burden of villainy. (Rambler)

Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue. (la Rochefoucauld)

Origin: oe. Hypocrisie, ypocrisie, OF. Hypocrisie, ypocrisie, f. Hypocrisie, L. Hypocrisis, fr. Gr. The playing a part on the stage, simulation, outward show, fr. To answer on the stage, to play a part; under _ to decide; in the middle voice, to dispute, contend.

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Re: Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science

... This is simply another in a long future list of making up for my mistaken pos rep. As long as you are here you'll see this weekly from me. Your hypocrisy and ignorance deserve nothing less. TheDoc Posted: May 9 2008, 03:34 AM Negative -25 <Max> Posted: May 5 2008, 09:05 PM Negative -24 ...

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by GaryGaulin
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:50 pm
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Topic: Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science
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... Word, and may not grow amongst others without the right conditions. In harsh 'conditions' the Word may not grow. Where the second quote refers to hypocrisy and encourages people to stay away from such actions. There have also been many people whithin the Bible that actually existed as their lifes ...

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by gfrabizi
Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:51 am
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Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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