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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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Computer Science + Ecology/Ethology/Conservation biology = ?

... You might have a better chance of doing a graduate diploma or something for a year and then jumping into a masters degree. I would definitely encourage you to get into it though. Good luck

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by BasicBiology
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Computer Science + Ecology/Ethology/Conservation biology = ?
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Smell Signposts for Engangered Species

... from not only the area of the signpost, but also neighboring areas. Building many of these signposts and then adjusting them periodically could encourage ecological protection. This is kind of a spontaneous idea. I'm just throwing it out.

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by davidelkins777
Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Smell Signposts for Engangered Species
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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
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Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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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?
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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
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