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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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... your laughable views from gaining currency. You're also the ones driven by emotion. Just read your posts. They're emotional rather than scientific appeals. Where's your science? " Yet by nine months, babies react more swiftly to their own race than others: they differentiate more readily between ...

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Are evolution and creationism mutually exclusive???

... in the experimental design would disqualify the experimental falsification. After ten years of continual republication of the null hypothesis with appeals for falsification, no falsification has been provided. The time has come to extend this null hypothesis into a formal scientific prediction: ...

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by jinx25
Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:32 pm
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Topic: Are evolution and creationism mutually exclusive???
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Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... to earlier sources must have an end (i.e beginning), and that end can only be abiogenesis or creation by a supernatural entity. Your continual appeals to your faith in science are becoming tiresome. You have done nothing in your posts but misunderstand or misinterpret the findings of science. ...

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Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:44 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
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... Intelligent Design is not science, it is creationism mascarading as science. The United States Court of Appeals concluded that in a trial in Ohio that was aimed at some School Counsel that was using a textbook based on intelligent design.

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... it to lapse. He has since run a website that attacks everything not medical. He has been embarrassed by me in radio debates and by a California Appeals court after he sued a homeopathic supplement company for "false and misleading" advertising. Hey Revenged...isn't homeopathy popular ...

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