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Dissenters

Dissenter

1. One who dissents; one who differs in opinion, or declares his disagreement.

2. One who separates from the service and worship of an established church; especially, one who disputes the authority or tenets of the Church of England; a nonconformist. Dissenters from the establishment of their several countries. (Burke) Robert brown is said to have the first formal dissenter. (Shipley)

The word is commonly applied only to protestants. The roman Catholics are generally referred to as a distinct class.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... Considering only about 1% of scientists are named Steve, I'd say your attempt to show Evolution as a theory in crisis with a list of "dissenters" has been shown to be absurd. Each one of those on that list of "Steves" had to voluntarily sign up to be on it. They all ...

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by freerob
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:13 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
Views: 893249

Natural selection is proven wrong

... among collegiate educators is pretty balanced. As for the media, I would rate their bias as at least slightly on the conservative side. All dissenters within these systems will be hushed or eliminated. Once again, even the most casual reading of any scientific journal will show that you ...

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by alextemplet
Sun May 03, 2009 7:59 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 646391

Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... and at most deistic, pantheistic, or agnostic religiously and so these things fit fine with their beliefs and philosophy of life. c. All dissenters within these systems will be hushed or eliminated. I leave you with this thought though--a telescope operates by refracting light to a focal ...

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by AFJ
Sun May 03, 2009 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 646391

The Fiber Disease

You seem to turn your venom at dissenters. Well, I'm dissenting. Prove something or just go away.

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by al
Tue Jan 09, 2007 4:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5425858

Origins of life

... very idea of creationism just because of them, would you? And even if (IF) something is determined to be an absolute fact, there will always be dissenters. Google the Flat Earth Society if you need evidence of that. And as for your link... zuh? Physics is hard, I think I'll stick to biology ...

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by Khaiy
Tue Mar 14, 2006 8:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 177996


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