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Appeal

1. An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for reexamination or review. The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected.

The right of appeal.

An accusation; a process which formerly might be instituted by one private person against another for some heinous crime demanding punishment for the particular injury suffered, rather than for the offense against the public.

An accusation of a felon at common law by one of his accomplices, which accomplice was then called an approver. See Approvement.

2. A summons to answer to a charge.

3. A call upon a person or an authority for proof or decision, in one's favor; reference to another as witness; a call for help or a favor; entreaty. A kind of appeal to the Deity, the author of wonders. (Bacon)

4. Resort to physical means; recourse. Every milder method is to be tried, before a nation makes an appeal to arms. (Kent)

Origin: oe. Appel, apel, OF. Apel, f. Appel, fr. Appeler. See appeal.


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... the prediction. And we are committed to this, because countermanding the prediction is logically equivalent to observing it, and the sciences we appeal to for the relevant laws are dependent on observation, so we cannot simply rule out an observation which conflicts with our thesis. The consequence ...

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Re: Extinction - Raising conservation awareness

A technically unsophistocated audience - you probably should look for emotional appeal in name or image.

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by JorgeLobo
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... extinctions can also be interpreted to have a substantial impact. But these guys are artists - not biologists - and are looking for the emotional appeal. Plec, what do you see as the objective, bext outcome of this effort?

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... against, especially upon the advent of vision-aiding tools. When you examine Darwin's note about the fossil record, you should realize he makes an appeal to science by showing the falsifiability of his theory, something you have agreed about science. Then you should consider the 150 years that ...

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... on how spiritual and supposedly how kind your prophet is rather than how much evidence there is to support your beliefs? Sounds like an irrelevant appeal to me. I know that there is NOT ONE SINGLE fossil of a common ancestor. I know that the modern human "appeared 40,000 years ago", and ...

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