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Naturalism

naturalism

1. A state of nature; conformity to nature.

2. (Science: psychology) The doctrine of those who deny a supernatural agency in the miracles and revelations recorded in the bible, and in spiritual influences; also, any system of philosophy which refers the phenomena of nature to a blind force or forces acting necessarily or according to fixed laws, excluding origination or direction by one intelligent will.

Origin: Cf. F. Naturalisme.


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Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

... like, "we are working on that one." The problems of such a system emerging on earth are so vast that it has people who are slaves to naturalism, like Dawkins, making such bold statements as it must have been seeded on earth by some alien space creatures. Of course that just begs the ...

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by gidagau
Fri May 11, 2012 1:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
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Theories - Origin of Life

... front of the much ballyhooed "Evolution Wars", the Darwinists were winning handily. The ideological struggle between (methodological) naturalism and supernaturalism continued largely in the fantasies of the faithful and the hyperbole of the press. freerob

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by freerob
Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:43 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy

... " Absolute nonsense! It goes beyond denying evolution, it is an affront to physics ("Flip polarities"???), psychology and naturalism as a whole. BTW, both essays are worthy of a Word Salad award. "It's vital to my argument to note that the information that's needed ...

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by Promethean
Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:19 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
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Re: Darwin and Racism

... movement which scared two large snarling dogs. At any rate, they were occurrences. Evolutionistic and agnostic trains of thought are locked in naturalism, and deny all evidence that would suggest anything but the natural.

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by AFJ
Mon Jul 20, 2009 9:24 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Darwin and Racism
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... saddens me about evolution, uniformintarianism (belief that almost all natural processes have always proceeded at the same rate we see today), and naturalism (belief that all creation is the result of only natural processes) are two things. 1. Teaching these things as though they are scientific ...

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by AFJ
Sun May 03, 2009 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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