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pertain

1. To belong; to have connection with, or dependence on, something, as an appurtenance, attribute, etc.; to appertain; as, saltness pertains to the ocean; flowers pertain to plant life. Men hate those who affect that honor by ambition which pertaineth not to them. (Hayward)

2. To have relation or reference to something. These words pertain unto us at this time as they pertained to them at their time. (Latimer)

Origin: OE. Partenen, OF. Partenir, fr. L. Pertinere to stretch out, reach, pertain; per _ tenere to hold, keep. See Per-, and Tenable, and cf. Appertain, Pertinent.


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... These three are :- Random Sequence Complexity (RSC); Ordered Sequence Complexity (OSC) ; Functional Sequence Complexity (FSC) . Complexity can pertain without any controling influence. You are correct. This type of complexity is Random Sequence Complexity (RSC) Please inform yourself by reading ...

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Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:09 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
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... understand. Evolution should be explained in complete detail to everyone, so that everyone can see the validity in the theory and how it doesn't pertain to God's existence. This is true religion, be it real or not, should not be frowned upon like cannibalism is. If a person wants to believe it ...

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by iam
Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:26 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution debate
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evolution debate

... understand. Evolution should be explained in complete detail to everyone, so that everyone can see the validity in the theory and how it doesn't pertain to God's existence.

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Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:48 pm
 
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sleeping on the floor vs. bed?

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Wed Oct 28, 2009 12:20 am
 
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Definition of Primary Stain?

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by Aric
Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:27 pm
 
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