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to give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to increase, the confidence of; to animate; enhearten; to incite; to help forward; the opposite of discourage. David encouraged himself in the lord. (1 sam. Xxx. 6)

Synonym: to embolden, inspirit, animate, enhearten, hearten, incite, cheer, urge, impel, stimulate, instigate, countenance, comfort, promote, advance, forward, strengthen.

Origin: f. Encourager; pref. En- (L. In) _ courage courage. See Courage.

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Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... you have at this site can be easily replicated by people that have the leadership skills and social conscience that you apparently lack. I would encourage scientists and bloggers to go elsewhere with their products and services.

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by ShameonYou
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
Replies: 79
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When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... some of us, including me, are working remotely and thus most of us are communicating solely and rely through email. Like I said, we do not encourage nor tolerate that behavior that is why I immediately reported this incident yesterday to the other site's admins upon seeing this thread. ...

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by honee_v
Sun Oct 13, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
Replies: 79
Views: 62555

Creationism is not scientific

... - we don't know why gravity occurs and no one has seen an atom. But it's their efforts to push their religion into schools that bother me - they encourage ignorance, which, to me, is the ultimate sin.

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by thoffnagle
Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism is not scientific
Replies: 24
Views: 13781

Re: Viruses VS Bacteria

if you really want to go above and beyond on this assignment, probably dont need to, you go 2 routes. One is probably what everyone here will encourage you where you talk internal molecular bio of the virus vs bacteria. The difference in their structures of DNAs or RNAs, the different of proteins, ...

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by david23
Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Viruses VS Bacteria
Replies: 4
Views: 3381

Extinction - Raising conservation awareness

... greatest minds in human history were composers, musicians and lyricists. Sure a drawing of a t-rex jaw might seem like an easy route but if i can encourage the next John Lennon, Joni Michell or joe strummer to take an interest in zoology that would be brilliant. Hell it might inspire "I fought ...

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by PlecPicker
Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Extinction - Raising conservation awareness
Replies: 17
Views: 9040
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