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(Science: psychology) The part or faculty of the human soul by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; sometimes, the capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power to perceive objects in their relations; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding.

Origin: L. Intellectus, fr. Intelligere, intellectum, to understand: cf. Intellect. See Intelligent.

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... again since in our generation (fact that is observed today) abnormally large heads are associated with mental retardation and not with increased intellect. In fact, Einstein's Brain was smaller than usual... Assumption 3 = "evolution" (above) proves human evolution. Which is just NOT ...

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by Cat
Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?
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Re: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

Very simply, the gorilla could strangulate the bear or damage it's spinal column by hyper-rotating it's cranium. Intellect is always important during life or death struggles like the one being proposed. Think about it... :)

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by hymenoptera7
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
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... of creation/initial life on earth. The crux of "intelligent design", rejected by biology, is exactly that your'e saying. Some person, intellect, or other powerful concept decided we needed pubic hair and pointed evolution in that direction.

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by JorgeLobo
Fri May 18, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pubes
Replies: 14
Views: 20951

Theories - Origin of Life

... active situational model is on the cell membrane, and that this membrane? Interacting electromagnetic fields of electronic orbitals. Hence, the intellect - the active situational model in the electromagnetic field. And what is the electromagnetic field? What, in general, the continuum? Yeah ...

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by LeoPol
Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... this we will likely need to find solutions to other issues that will plague us further in the future. These are things that we need great intellect for, and I believe that we need to become smarter as a species to make these dreams a reality. Height - Good and bad, as well. Being taller ...

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by IamAnAlien
Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:28 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
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