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Muslim women are speaking up about Islamic scholars and clergymen who have allegedly preyed on their piety, and their stories are forcing a reckoning about the fallibility of these outsized personalities.
Screenwriters Ken Nolan and Eric Warren Singer work with intersecting themes of fatherhood, fallibility, rehabilitation in a way that is obviously complementary but never corny.
Alibaba in 2015 posted its slowest revenue growth in more than three years, and investors, spooked by its seeming fallibility, sent shares plunging almost to the stock’s 2014 listing price.
Indeed, Coates begins the collection with that piece, thus making it a kind of statement of his fallibility.
The show, which runs from October 20 to January 28, 2018, reunites 19 surviving dioramas and asks visitors to consider a range of topics from the fallibility of sight to femininity and social inequality.
But Baquet's plan to toughen the Times's social media standards is an acknowledgment of at least some measure of previous fallibility.
For all his fame, Presley undoubtedly understood his frailties and fallibilities better than anyone.
People ask me to do this very nuanced, tenuous tightrope walk between a fallible human being who is just in some ways trying to overcome that fallibility.
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Did You Know?
You'll find this word showing up in discussions of eyewitness testimony at crime scenes, of lie detectors, and of critical airplane parts. Some of us are most familiar with the fallibility of memory, especially when we remember something clearly that turns out never to have happened. Being fallible is part of being human, and sometimes the biggest errors are made by those who are thought of as the most brilliant of all.
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