Related to make-belief: misbelief


n.1.A feigning to believe; make believe.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The make-belief show had 71 women drawn from the breadth of Kenya trained on leadership and then compete through a series of tasks.The Kenyan woman has made huge strides in equality in comparison to countries like Indonesia where women are banned from dancing.
With diverse actions, reactions, people's protests and leaders' resignation, ignorance as well as punishments worldwide, a post-Panama Papers fallout in Pakistan had politicians little to worry about, as both sides that is government and opposition parties (who hold a government accountable) were reportedly corrupt to the core, and played a fake make-belief game of verbal opposition without significant actions.
Consolationeer (2011), and Meta Meta Make-Belief (forthcoming, 2019),
It isn't a make-belief, some men are living deities.
It opened a can of worms comprising black swans, false flags, fiction to make-belief; all to shape events for interventions and global domination.
9 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), performing its political dance gyration, has been provoking the people to live in a mythical, make-belief world in Hollywood/Kollywood dreams.
There is little prospect of a mass Bangladeshi migration to the Indian Dream, which remains largely confined to the make-belief world of Indian cinema, plus a handful of pockets of prosperity, mostly in the north and the northeast, where Hindi is spoken.
I think some people leave that make-belief world behind when they get to a certain point in life, but I think if writers are honest, they never do," she said.
And, then, of course there are the Malala haters, caught in a make-belief world of conspiracy theories.
We would also do things as if "play play" and afterwards that make-belief reality would be connected to Maths, History or other subjects.
Even if one were to overlook the fallaciousness of such make-belief stories, the fact remains that in the 6th century BCE Sri Lanka was inhabited by other people, e.g., the Veddas (who has close physical resemblance with people of South India), with different set of beliefs than Buddhism.