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1. Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise. This earthly load Of death, called life. (Milton) Whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things. (Phil. Iii. 19)

2. Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable. What earthly benefit can be the result? (Pope)

3. Made of earth; earthy.

Synonym: gross, material, sordid, mean, base, vile, low, unsubstantial, temporary, corrupt, groveling.

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Newbie question about the first life

... molecules) are dissolved that can be seen in laboratories. Before that happened, there had to be the kind of monomers (simple molecules) that earthly life needs and that electric discharges in the atmosphere (lightning) helped to put together (also UV radiation, radiation issuing from radioactive ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 19345

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

awkko808 , “dust” was a figure of speech. I’ve suggested that the earthly sequence of events ( nothing->bacteria->Cambrian diversity ), viewed through the glasses of Biology, can psychologically trick one into believe that simplicity first / complexity ...

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by Nick7
Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1135806

Re: Why I believe in Creation + why neither can be proved

... see the tomb. John only mentions Mary Magdalene, because she was the key person (perhaps because of her prominence, either during or after Jesus' earthly ministry). Matthew, along with John, is the only one to mention an appearance of Jesus to the women. John indicates that that this appearance ...

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by Jonl1408
Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why I believe in Creation
Replies: 22
Views: 22991

Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

Can we say that bible is a product of man, so it is exclusive for man. Therefore creation is just an earthly idea and evolution is universal. :)

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by kneilandrew
Thu Feb 17, 2011 6:04 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 593794

Re: Bird-Dinosaur News

... have produced at least a reproducing cell by now. Let alone many blind random mutations just so happening to produce a interdependent system which earthly intelligence can not reproduce in the lab.

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by AFJ
Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:33 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bird-Dinosaur News
Replies: 46
Views: 59352
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