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Privileged

privileged

Invested with a privilege; enjoying a peculiar right, advantage, or immunity. Privileged communication.

Witnesses who are not obliged to testify as to certain things, as lawyers in relation to their dealings with their clients, and officers of state as to state secrets; also, by statute, clergymen and physicans are placed in the same category, so far as concerns information received by them professionally.


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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... are reading this should know that your case isn't made simply because someone with whom you disagree has not made his. Your side of a debate isn't privileged to be any kind of default position, standing like a castle in the air, unless someone else can prove that castles can't stand upon air. There ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269907

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... are reading this should know that your case isn't made simply because someone with whom you disagree has not made his. Your side of a debate isn't privileged to be any kind of default position, standing like a castle in the air, unless someone else can prove that castles can't stand upon air. So ...

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by DavidSims
Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269907

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... avert the GOE we assume a very frequent and effective HGT that includes complex eukaryotes, the existence of Sex is completely unjustified and its privileged status as the source of new gene combinations is over. This is the problem I call “Catch 22 of Darwinism”. Asexual reproduction combined ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 8027

Re: evolution debate

... After all, there are lots of gaps in scientific knowledge, and one more really means nothing. A better argument from your view point is the 'privileged universe' concept. We know that, at least six physical constants have a value that falls into a narrow band that permits life. Why is this? ...

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by skeptic
Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution debate
Replies: 63
Views: 42279

Why are people so in love with tetrapods?

I visited the Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans today, and was privileged to see many beautiful organisms. I noticed something while I was there: People care a hell of a lot more about tetrapod vertebrates than they do about fish and inverts. Penguins, ...

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by alextemplet
Fri May 15, 2009 11:44 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why are people so in love with tetrapods?
Replies: 4
Views: 7568
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