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Life instinct

Life instinct

The instinct of self-preservation and sexual procreation; the basic urge toward preservation of the species.

Synonym: sexual instinct.


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Thinking in terms of evolution

... poor-laws; and our medical men exert their utmost skill to save the life of every one to the last moment. There is reason to believe that vaccination ... impelled to give to the helpless is mainly an incidental result of the instinct of sympathy, which was originally acquired as part of the social ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Thinking in terms of evolution
Replies: 4
Views: 2050

evolution and endangered species

... poor-laws; and our medical men exert their utmost skill to save the life of every one to the last moment. There is reason to believe that vaccination ... impelled to give to the helpless is mainly an incidental result of the instinct of sympathy, which was originally acquired as part of the social ...

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by Luxorien
Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution and endangered species
Replies: 11
Views: 6523

The missing link

... is approaching to a mutual understanding That the basic formation of life occurred because of the 3 most basic gravity associations such as the ... a subtle way for our emotions. Yet we are still attached with them. Instinct and cognition are the two end roots of our connection with the two ...

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by polential
Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The missing link
Replies: 2
Views: 3820

Re: Perception and Evolution

... that ability is genetic. What is learned depends on the environment. Instinct is not intelligence, it is what the genes have "learned". Life forms do not alter their own genetic makeup, but they can affect their offspring's genetic ...

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by Rap
Fri May 25, 2012 6:25 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8202

Re: Perception and Evolution

... material. This doesn't seem to ring true. If so, how does any form of instinct, which is a environmental response, get passed on? Of course there ... in evolution. Symbolic thought is the most gross form, but every life form has some form of organized responses which have the potential of ...

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by precisionart
Thu May 03, 2012 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8202
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