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1. A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance; specifically: In actual space, as the progress of a ship, carriage, etc.

In the growth of an animal or plant; increase.

In business of any kind; as, the progress of a negotiation; the progress of art.

In knowledge; in proficiency; as, the progress of a child at school.

Toward ideal completeness or perfection in respect of quality or condition; applied to individuals, communities, or the race; as, social, moral, religious, or political progress.

2. A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions. The king being returned from his progresse. (Evelyn)

Origin: L. Progressus, from progredi, p. P. Progressus, to go forth or forward; pro forward _ gradi to step, go: cf. F. Progres. See Grade.


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... extraordinary process, full of astonishing implications? If so, will past human beings and the rest of living beings become different as science progresses? After all, is life something fix-finite-defined? That is, can one understand it by means of using a fleshy brain and its limited words? ...

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Re: Origins of life

Hi Deostrol I am not sure what you are getting at but you seem to say everything progresses towards a minimum degree of survival. Once the species is surviving it stops evolving? Any further evolution happens only if that survival is threatened. This is a very valid ...

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Re: Origins of life

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Artificial Life

... from the inanimate materials, but I could not find any evidences proofing it at all? By the way we still, in spite of our remarkable scientific progresses, have the slightest idea about the essential element of life-something which is traditionally referred to as soul/spirit/consciousness-am ...

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Re: Evidence Of Evolution

The generally discounted concept that development of the embryo (esp. human) progresses through stages consistent with evolution theory. See: http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIIC6aOntogeny.shtml

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Tue May 15, 2012 11:01 am
 
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