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Line Of Descent

The descendants of one individual; his entire lineage has been warriors.


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modern synthesis

... IAC may be able to result in evolution in the strict sense of descent with modification from one generation to the next. However IAC does ... will not lick/groom it's own offspring. And so on and so on down the line, generation after generation. However this cycle is broken if a second ...

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by alexpdys
Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: modern synthesis
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The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

... try and produce it. :) You also seem to be suggesting that the only line of reasoning supporting universal common descent is the one that you show in your picture, so you may want to address that as well. ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:42 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.
Replies: 5
Views: 4823

The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

... biological thought, but from it, it would seem that universal common descent is a paradox that is not possible under natural conditions. The vast ... struggling to come up with a reconciliation. Let's begin by examining feline penises. They all have a common attribute, and that is the fact that ...

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by irtree
Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:02 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.
Replies: 5
Views: 4823

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... "gap" completely we would need nearly every organism in a line of descent, as each descendant probably had some minor variations with the generation above it. ...

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by zombiesagan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:08 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 907623

Re: Common ancestor question

... tricky thing to remember about ancestry is that any given organism's line of descent has a good chance of spreading throughout an entire population, so that eventually, ...

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by Lenoxus
Wed May 26, 2010 12:45 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Common ancestor question
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Views: 8796
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