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Centric

Having a centre (of a specific kind or number) or having a specific thing as its centre (of interest, focus, etc.).

Origin: g. Kentron, centre


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The Selfish Gene

... Gene and I find myself slightly confused. I cannot seem to separate my emotions when reading this book. I understand a little about the gene-centric view of evolution, but I am now slightly confused as to what genes really are. Dawkins argues that it is the genes who are 'competing' to survive, ...

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by NathanCroftonBond
Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:07 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Selfish Gene
Replies: 2
Views: 1947

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... like Margulis, Koonan and many others distancing themselves from the neo-Darwinian hypothesis ? Richard Dawkins “Selfish Gene” recounts a gene centric view of change. In his book “Climbing Mount Improbable” Well ---Wikipedia describes the book this way In the book he gives various ideas about ...

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by scottie
Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:51 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 906994

Re: Does it really matter?

that this comment is so human-ego-centric By no means was that meant to be from a human's perspective, instead it was meant to be from a view of the Earth as a living being. This again is from a human's point of view in which I am All in ...

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by i_r_e_d
Thu Dec 31, 2009 12:03 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
Replies: 33
Views: 27100

Re: Does it really matter?

but in retrospect; would it truly matter to the immediate and global environment I am going to assume that this comment is so human-ego-centric (I am sure there is a more technical term than this :mrgreen: ). if a species becomes extinct then our future children wouldn't get the chance to ...

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by kolean
Sun Dec 27, 2009 10:18 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
Replies: 33
Views: 27100

Re: DNA replication, Cell division and Evolution

... must toe the line and repeat the orthodoxy just as if you where a student in Galelios time in order to pass you would have had to repeat the earth centric doctrine No i think what he means it that you have to be skeptical of everything you ready, even if it is claimed by the smartest person you ...

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by futurezoologist
Tue Jun 09, 2009 5:16 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: DNA replication, Cell division and Evolution
Replies: 16
Views: 21970
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