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Mistakes

mistake

To make or form amiss; to spoil in making. Limping possibilities of mismade human nature.

1. An apprehending wrongly; a misconception; a misunderstanding; a fault in opinion or judgment; an unintentional error of conduct. Infallibility is an absolute security of the understanding from all possibility of mistake. (Tillotson)

2. Misconception, error, which when non-negligent may be ground for rescinding a contract, or for refusing to perform it. No mistake, surely; without fail; as, it will happen at the appointed time, and no mistake.

Synonym: Blunder, error, bull. See Blunder.


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When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... a speck in the vast desert land.. We are aware that at present we are a small team with a simple aim of giving the best that we can offer. We made mistakes. We learn. We improve. And some of us here are working voluntarily, out of love for science, and the mirth it brings when speaking to others ...

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by honee_v
Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:05 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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That does not mean that new genes aren't/can't be created through mutations and mistakes during mitosis/meiosis. A classic example is that DNA strands can break and be reattached in the wrong place causing duplication of genes or the entire genome can be duplicated ...

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by Cat
Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution as simple as we think?
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... say "Genes/alleles were already there in the gene pool." That does not mean that new genes aren't/can't be created through mutations and mistakes during mitosis/meiosis. A classic example is that DNA strands can break and be reattached in the wrong place causing duplication of genes or ...

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by thoffnagle
Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution as simple as we think?
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mutations and dependencies

... from peer reviewed science journals that support it. You also wrote "'Evolution' has damaged young peoples ability to think (Mutations are mistakes)." But according to YOU that's impossible because, IN YOUR OWN WORDS, "Evolution: The lie" and again "shows neo-darwinian ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
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... like biochemical pathways (ie krebs, glycolysis, electron transport chain), organ systems (intestines, livers, kidneys, adrenals, etc). Mutations= mistakes. Hospitals are full of people with mutations dying of cancer and other diseases. Think mutations are 'good'? Go stand out in the sun for a ...

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