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1. One who believes; one who is persuaded of the truth or reality of some doctrine, person, or thing.

2. One who gives credit to the truth of the Scriptures, as a revelation from God; a Christian; in a more restricted sense, one who receives christ as his Savior, and accepts the way of salvation unfolded in the gospel. Thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers. (book of Com. Prayer)

3. One who was admitted to all the rights of divine worship and instructed in all the mysteries of the Christian religion, in distinction from a catechumen, or one yet under instruction.

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Re: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

... : 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 by ruthlessly competing-for- energy interests , with consequent catastrophes to humanity... Dov Henis (comments ...

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by Dov Henis
Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:00 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here
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Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution

... on evolution, including Dawkins' excellent book 'The Greatest Show on Earth' and have listened to many lectures on the subject. I'm also not a believer in any of the Abrahamic religions or any established contemporary religion (although I do appreciate the metaphysical teachings from some Eastern ...

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by valetudo
Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution
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Views: 3585

Why do you believe in Neo-Darwinian Theory?

... in evolution, but rather, I think it is correct. There is a difference - I won't defend evolution in the face of strong evidence against it. A believer will defend it despite the strong evidence. "Strong evidence against it" does not mean pointing out the inability of the theory of ...

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by Rap
Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:16 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you believe in Neo-Darwinian Theory?
Replies: 13
Views: 8711

evolution and endangered species

... the "evolution - survival of the fittest"-argument in my face and I don't really know what to answer to that. Is it possible to be a believer in evolution and at the same time fight to save species that are soon to be extinct (usually because humans are hunting them/destroying their ...

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by kajsateresa
Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:16 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution and endangered species
Replies: 11
Views: 8844

Was the doctor's decision ethical? Why?

... said this, she would have refused because of her religious beliefs. What decision would you have made as the doctor assuming that you are not a believer in patient's faith? Why? Note: Answers may be included in an educational project. Let's assume that all parties are mentally sound and that ...

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by Mae314
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Was the doctor's decision ethical? Why?
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