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Brother complex

Definition

noun

A feeling of extreme envy or jealousy of a brother.


Word origin: Cain, a biblical character
Synonym: Cain complex
Compare: sister complex


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Elephant: The First Primate?

... Our big brother is still with us today. Note the opposable thumbs. Despite their ... Both have the same life span. Both are highly intelligent. Both have complex language and communication. Both care for their young over a long ...

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by Kully
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:15 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Elephant: The First Primate?
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Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

... organisms were buried first, since they cannot run as fast as the more complex ones. Snails were buried first, horses a bit latter. It looks like ... for organisms which are resistant, and killing any that are not. My brother and I are quite different. He’s very resistant to cold; I’m not. ...

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by JackBean
Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:39 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
Replies: 170
Views: 239966

Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

... organisms were buried first, since they cannot run as fast as the more complex ones. Snails were buried first, horses a bit latter. It looks like ... for organisms which are resistant, and killing any that are not. My brother and I are quite different. He’s very resistant to cold; I’m not. ...

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by florinmoc
Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:36 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... molecules quickly self-order into a swirl (a vortex) from purely albeit complex physico-dynamic causes. This is mistakenly called self-organization ... then still sticking to it would only echo the words of what Darwins brother Erasmus is reported to have said just before Darwin released his ...

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by jevg
Fri Sep 03, 2010 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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Views: 175953

A Monkey's Uncle

... that evolution (in terms of the theory) works from the primitive to the complex. That would make it a pyramid and we place ourselves smilingly at ... people from a burning house, and one of those just happened to be my brother, then I would save my brother because he and I share more genes. ...

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by narrowstaircase
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:46 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
Replies: 26
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