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Entity

An independent thing; that which contains in itself all the conditions essential to individuality; that which forms of itself a complete whole; medically, denoting a separate and distinct disease or condition.

Origin: L. Ens (ent-), being, pres. P. Of esse, to be


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Re: Multicellular prokaryote

... than fits our 'notion (ex colonies), ' or lose their distinction too much (no one organism has dominance which emerges as a separate reproducible entity). The lack of nucleus/membranous abilities/meiosis, makes it difficult to keep that ''separateness" when interacting. Does that seem to ...

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by thirdprometheus
Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:45 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
Replies: 27
Views: 28004

The Selfish Gene

Any entity that can reproduce AND produce variation in "offspring" will tend to evolve, to perpetuate more successful variants. There are DNA "parasites" that copy themselves and spread the copies throughout ...

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by Darby
Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Selfish Gene
Replies: 2
Views: 2099

Re: Re:

... solution where least questions has to be asked tends to be the correct one. Ockham's razor is inapplicable, because free will isn't a hypothetical entity being unnecessarily mooted as part of an explanation. On the contrary, the problem of free will, for philosophers, has been how to explain it.

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by ughaibu
Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:14 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 28881

Re: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.

... literal biblical creation yet all these groups still claim to be Christian. The question is whether we were created deliberately by some entity (God) OR are we hear by accident of random events (through process of evolution). Evolution is not random.

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by Forests
Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:55 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.
Replies: 12
Views: 8955

'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.

... (on this planet). 3. Therefore, at some point we were created/came into existence. The question is whether we were created deliberately by some entity (God) OR are we hear by accident of random events (through process of evolution). I am all for the entity - BUT there is NO evidence. There will ...

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by Cat
Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.
Replies: 12
Views: 8955
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