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Coarse or large; large enough to be visible to the naked eye.

Origin: L. Grossus, thick

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Re: Evolution not supported by the facts

... this, you evolutionists (hopefully) will be surprised. The link you provide contains nothing but garden-variety objections to evolution based on gross misconceptions, ignorance and dishonesty. A user above even provided a link to talkorigins where they easily demolish the first three paragraphs ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution not supported by the facts
Replies: 8
Views: 3956

Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

For years the U.N. has been begging the world to embrace insects as a form of protein. The problem? Aside from the gross-out factor, they can be hard to catch, and when people do find a colony they rarely think to only take as much as the insects can produce, ensuring even those ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
Replies: 2
Views: 5126

What are some reasons that prove adaptations are not designe

... stupidly, used for a long time as an example of "design" - the vertebrate eye, especially in comparison with the cephalopod eye. On a gross level, they are very similar but the cephalopod eye is much better designed. The tissue form which the vertebrate eye is derived comes from the ...

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by thoffnagle
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What are some reasons that prove adaptations are not designe
Replies: 12
Views: 8436

Re: Perception and Evolution

... It also seems (at least to me) that there is a neglect for intelligent (forgive the word) activity in evolution. Symbolic thought is the most gross form, but every life form has some form of organized responses which have the potential of playing a role in evolution. I also don't think it ...

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by precisionart
Thu May 03, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 10931

PZ Meyers struggles with High School Biology

... explain why the evolution of a polyphenic pigment pattern in a caterpillar is a fascinating and significant result. Students are usually taught a grossly oversimplified version of genetics. Everyone who has gone through basic biology has heard of Mendel and his pea plants, and the simple traits ...

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by Crucible
Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: PZ Meyers struggles with High School Biology
Replies: 4
Views: 4673
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