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Invalid

1. Weak; sick.

2. A person partially or completely disabled.

Origin: L. In-neg. _ validus, strong


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Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

1) your radiator argument is invalid. If something catches fire on the radiator, it's because the water is hot. While the water in your body has 37°C and must be heated up, which requires about 7 kJ, as I calculated above. 2) as you said, ...

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by JackBean
Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:01 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
Replies: 10
Views: 3621

Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

... in the nervous system, liberating heat which causes a person to catch fire. What do you say to that? PS. The 60% water argument is invalid. Radiators can cause things placed onto them to catch on fire, even though internally a radiator is merely hot water. Any heat will be conducted ...

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by Coelacanth
Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:12 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
Replies: 10
Views: 3621

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... for Europeans, none has been recorded for Negroes. The brain-weight of healthy Negroes is not known. Most published interracial comparisons are invalid. The histological, chemical and functional counterparts of big and small brains in modern man are not known. Published interracial comparisons ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 257618

Re:

... evidence for any deity. To say that "The fact we are having this conversation right now proves 'evolution' never happened" is logically invalid.

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by thoffnagle
Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:47 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 20655

Creationism is not scientific

... nature has goals, for example where a species is said to do something "in order to" achieve survival, appear teleological, and therefore invalid. Usually, it is possible to rewrite such sentences to avoid the apparent teleology. Some biology courses have incorporated exercises requiring ...

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by jinx25
Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:23 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism is not scientific
Replies: 24
Views: 17036
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