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Being

From be.

Existing.

being was formerly used where we now use having. Being to go to a ball in a few days. .

in modern usage, is, are, was or were being, with a past participle following (as built, made, etc) indicates the process toward the completed result expressed by the participle. The form is or was building, in this passive signification, is idiomatic, and, if free from ambiguity, is commonly preferable to the modern is or was being built. The last form of speech is, however, sufficiently authorised by approved writers. The older expression was is, or was, a-building or in building. A man who is being strangled. (Lamb) While the article on burns was being written. (Froude) Fresh experience is always being gained. (Jowett (Thucyd))


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... a spirit or being that has great power, strength, knowledge, etc., and that can affect nature and the lives of people. : one of various spirits or beings worshipped in some religions. Science and god are incompatible. Incompatible. The present world is a god-believer scienceless world, conducted ...

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... both are observable. If we deny that which is observably the case, then we have no non-arbitrary way in which to talk about the world. Human beings are social animals, so they need to be able to communicate, and this requires that they have a world which is common to them all.

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2) if there is about one mutation per new being in humans (may be much higher in other organisms) and you have several new beings every hour, why wouldn't it just add up? imagine there are several generations of mice each year with several offsprings in each. Quite so! They do add up; ...

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