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rebel

1. To renounce, and resist by force, the authority of the ruler or government to which one owes obedience. See rebellion. The murmur and the churl's rebelling. (Chaucer) Ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the lord. (Josh. Xxii. 16)

2. To be disobedient to authority; to assume a hostile or insubordinate attitude; to revolt. Hoe could my hand rebel against my heart? How could you heart rebel against your reason? (Dryden)

Origin: F. Rebeller, fr. L. Rebellare to make war again; pref. Re- again _ bellare to make war, fr. Bellum war. See Bellicose, and cf. Revel to carouse.


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Rebelliousness to produce diversity?

... forum, and am currently taking Bio 100 as a class at my college. As I was walking back from Bio class this morning, I had the thought that being rebellious could be an evolutionary advantage to attempt to produce more diversity in species. For example, mutations in offspring happen at random ...

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by biotheory
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:10 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rebelliousness to produce diversity?
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Re: Bible vs Darwin

... religious leaders who fail to comprehend that this books falsehoods are very potentially harmful to young minds who would be easily mislead by any rebel radical. If you knew me, you'd realize that Christianity has even camouflaged into the urban hip-hop community. For example, most Christian denominations ...

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by viloloco5
Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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The Fiber Disease

... elite have provided the masses with "Bread and Circus". That means "keep the people fed and entertained and they will not rebel." In short, if there are distinguishing DNA sequences between groups, and if these can be targeted in a way that is known to produce a harmful ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Nov 20, 2006 7:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... campesinos will become drug-crop sharecroppers on Army-owned or connected land. The "anti-drug" fungal spraying is proposed only for rebel-held areas. During the investigation of former Colombian President Samper's financing it was revealed that, while coordinating drug shipments, ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Jul 12, 2006 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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