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Crux

Crux

a junction or crossing.

Synonym: cross.

Origin: L.


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Re: Origins of life

... could have crossed without God’s miraculous intervention of parting the sea and stopping the heavier Egyptian chariots. This is really the crux of the debate: did God miraculously intervene, as the Bible says He did, or was the crossing by the Israelites simply a natural event? When we ...

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by defenderoffaith
Thu May 02, 2013 8:06 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 183673

Pubes

... origin - evolution did not identify a purpose in their development any more than mankind was the purpose of creation/initial life on earth. The crux of "intelligent design", rejected by biology, is exactly that your'e saying. Some person, intellect, or other powerful concept decided ...

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by JorgeLobo
Fri May 18, 2012 5:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pubes
Replies: 14
Views: 20966

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

scottie You're getting back to the crux of the matter by addressing the issue of scientific inference. In the absence of absolute truth, inference, through inductive and deductive reasoning, and based on the available evidence, is the best ...

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by Gavin
Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:03 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929778

Human artifical selection

Natural selection, processes by which genetically favorable phenotypes are more likely to be passed on to offspring is the crux for most of today’s species’ traits and adaptations. In the instance of negative genetic mutations and unfavorable phenotypes Natural Selection works to select ...

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by Jesse2504
Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human artifical selection
Replies: 3
Views: 5562

Natural selection is proven wrong

... validity of those observations. Because hardcore atheists have no final answers, faith does enter the picture. Our faith, however, and this is the crux of the matter, is not a blind faith. It's based on probability - the probability that what we observe and verify by testing is LIKELY to be true. ...

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by wbla3335
Tue May 05, 2009 10:44 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 653745
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