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1. The state of being empty; absence of contents; void space; vacuum; as, the emptiness of a vessel; emptiness of the stomach.

2. Want of solidity or substance; unsatisfactoriness; inability to satisfy desire; vacuity; hollowness; the emptiness of earthly glory.

3. Want of knowledge; lack of sense; vacuity of mind. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray. (Pope) The sins of emptiness, gossip, and spite. (Tennyson)

Origin: From empty.

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Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... and they fail to consider that there may be some universals in intelligent life that evolution moves toward. Hence, we should not feel an emptiness over the idea that the features of our existence are ARBITRARY, SUBJECTIVE, or RANDOM. It may just be that random evolutionary processes progress ...

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
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Natural selection is proven wrong

... legos for a bit and you'll see that there's plenty of different ways to put various building blocks together, and this combined with the relative emptiness of the earth that this time makes it very believable that, as soon as the first multicellular life forms appeared, there would be an explosion ...

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by alextemplet
Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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