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Exterminate

Exterminate

1. To drive out or away; to expel. They deposed, exterminated, and deprived him of communion. (Barrow)

2. To destroy utterly; to cut off; to extirpate; to annihilate; to root out; as, to exterminate a colony, a tribe, or a nation; to exterminate error or vice. To explode and exterminate rank atheism. (Bentley)

3. (Science: mathematics) to eliminate, as unknown quantities.

Origin: L. Exterminatus, p. P. Of exterminare to abolish, destroy, drive out or away; ex out _ terminus boundary, limit. See term.


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Re: Creation of species through programmed evolution

... same group together, must assuredly have existed; but the very process of natural selection constantly tends, as has been so often remarked, to exterminate the parent forms and the intermediate links. Consequently evidence of their former existence could be found only amongst fossil remains…” ...

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by PAWahid
Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
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Re: Blind faith

... based on evidence. It's nieghbor has a very persuasive witch doctor and a generally high level of faith. Which tribe decided to sneak over and exterminate the other? Which tribe is out of the gene pool? Faith has had definate selective advantage in the past. That doesn't mean it's a good idea.

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by BDDVM
Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:50 am
 
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Topic: Blind faith
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... be the ones to replace the homo sapien species we belong to and your descendants would be the servants to mines provided my descendants didn't exterminate yours on a whim. Well that is just not nice, and slavery is just wrong. I do not agree with Gamila but some of your comments are getting ...

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by MichaelXY
Sat Oct 03, 2009 9:26 am
 
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Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... be the ones to replace the homo sapien species we belong to and your descendants would be the servants to mines provided my descendants didn't exterminate yours on a whim.

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by MolecularBioFTW
Sat Oct 03, 2009 8:35 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Darwin and Racism

Charles Darwin wrote At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate and replace the savage races throughout the world. At the same time the anthropomorphous apes . . . will no doubt be exterminated. The break ...

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by AFJ
Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:56 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Darwin and Racism
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