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1. The condition of being ignorant; the want of knowledge in general, or in relation to a particular subject; the state of being uneducated or uninformed. Ignorance is the curse of god, knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. (Shak)

2. A willful neglect or refusal to acquire knowledge which one may acquire and it is his duty to have. Invincible ignorance, ignorance beyond the individuals control and for which, therefore, he is not responsible before god.

Origin: f, fr. L. Ignorantia.

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Fossil rabbits in the Precambrian!

I'm new to this forum and have a quick question. I'm sure someone here can answer it. I apologize for the ignorance, I'm relatively new to the subject. First of all, I understand that evolution does not need the fossil record to prove anything, this is mainly a curiosity. So ...

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by Steiner
Sun Dec 22, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Fossil rabbits in the Precambrian!
Replies: 0
Views: 713

Re: Evolution not supported by the facts

... (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 of the article, they ...

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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: 2542

Pardon my complete ignorance

My fourth year project is a bit odd for a computer sci student next year. For extra credit i need to have add a bit of "biology" into my project. Sorry for my English and silly simple questions :wink: What is the most simple single cell organism that exists?(Least amount of genes and bases...

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by TaAncel
Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pardon my complete ignorance
Replies: 1
Views: 1000

mutations and dependencies

... investigation of nature (another word for this starts with the letter 's' but i will not use that word as it is used dogmatically mostly in utter ignorance). No one has ever observed a fish produce something other than a fish, a bird produce something other than a bird, a cat produce something ...

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by jinx25
Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 14763

Refutation of Evolution theory

... that may have actually existed. People are still researching this and we are far from having all the answers. The author is also arguing from ignorance, which is always dubious. Just because you can't think of a way that something could have happened doesn't mean that it didn't happen. Does ...

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by Luxorien
Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Refutation of Evolution theory
Replies: 13
Views: 9471
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