Science is naturally skeptical, initially couched in doubt. The goal in science, however, is to leave a state of doubt or ignorance and, through testing and proof, come to know truth.
Science is uncomfortable with doubt.
In law, given limited time, evidence, arguments, testimonies and the right to speedy trials, judges and juries can live with doubt. They draw the line at reasonable doubt.
Law is comfortable with shadows of doubt, but uncomfortable with reasonable doubt.
Dealing with more doubt takes faith.
Cheryl has an irrational fear of opening the refrigerator.