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1. A joining; a union; an alliance. Devotional compliance and juncture of hearts.

2. The line or point at which two bodies are joined; a joint; an articulation; a seam; as, the junctures of a vessel or of the bones.

3. A point of time; especially, one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances; hence, a crisis; an exigency. Extraordinary junctures. In such a juncture, what can the most plausible and refined philosophy offer? (Berkeley)

Origin: L.junctura, fr. Jungere to join. See Jointure.

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... become young. Then a full-grown woman or man is developed. One lifetime is consumed. The menopause is reached towards the end of the life. At this juncture man or woman is getting converted into the opposite sex. Before the changes are too prominent to be ignored, the man or woman is dead. They ...

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by surgeongirl
Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
Replies: 27
Views: 36173

Re: The Colin Leslie Dean species paradox

... thats just dumb HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF A MULE????? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mule apparently the definition of species is LOOSE at that juncture. what about a pig and a cat? what about a bird and a mouse? what about a bacterium and a fungi? what about a bacterium and a human??????? those ...

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by telanerv
Mon Jul 27, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Colin Leslie Dean species paradox
Replies: 135
Views: 186406

Re: Future Human Evolution

... possibly predict with much confidence from the viewpoint of biological evolution. Too many zigs and zags. But, and it's a big but, we're at a juncture where we can loosen absolute control from Mother Nature. Enter post-biological evolution into whatever you want to call it. No species has ...

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by wbla3335
Wed Apr 08, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Future Human Evolution
Replies: 47
Views: 77842

The Fiber Disease

... for over a year, yes, I'm a lurker. During that time, I cannot remember one occasion where the barb of cencorship has dug at such a critical juncture. It would appear, to be honest, that a lengthy, psuedo-scientific post, impossible to fathom, filled with jargon is more likely to be left ...

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by al
Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6246289

observing evolution

... only ruin science, but also to unravel such a fine religion based on the Bible. The Bible is the way to God, NOT science. But this is an important juncture because even an atheist categorically falls into the same line of reasoning that you have just used, only involving a different agent. Atheists ...

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by biotchr
Sat Jun 10, 2006 4:50 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: observing evolution
Replies: 55
Views: 27152
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