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Sacred

Sacred

1. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use; consecrated; not profane or common; as, a sacred place; a sacred day; sacred service.

2. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not secular; religious; as, sacred history. Smit with the love of sacred song. (milton)

3. Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable. Such neighbor nearness to our sacred [royal] blood Should nothing privilege him. (Shak) Poet and saint to thee alone were given, The two most sacred names of earth and heaven. (Cowley)

4. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable. Secrets of marriage still are sacred held. (Dryden)

5. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; with to. A temple, sacred to the queen of love. (Dryden)

6. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance, curse, or the like; accursed; baleful. But, to destruction sacred and devote. (milton) Society of the sacred heart, the place where a deceased person is buried.

Synonym: holy, divine, hallowed, consecrated, dedicated, devoted, religious, venerable, reverend.

Sacredly, Sacredness.

Origin: Originally p.p. Of oe. Sacren to consecrate, f. Sacrer, fr. L. Sacrare, fr. Sacer sacred, holy, cursed. Cf. Consecrate, Execrate, saint, Sextion.


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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... might have fallen onto a gene etc etc that is a lot more than canalon has offered - but then he want find explanations like that in his holy/sacred biology text books all canalons books can tell us is what happen AFTER the starting process not BEFORE

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by jumma
Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:22 pm
 
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... leads to the generation of a new species that is a lot more than canalon has offered - but then he want find explanations like that in his holy/sacred biology text books all canalons books can tell us is what happen AFTER the starting process not BEFORE

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by jumma
Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:38 pm
 
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... these ) who do not hold with the theory, are part of the uneducated masses. Oh dearie me ( It's an english expression) The Darwinian doctrine is a sacred doctrine that only the educated can comprehend. Hmm!!! sounds very much like the principle driving force that was behind the Spanish inquisition. ...

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by freerob
Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:28 am
 
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... systems. They do not rely on factual evidence to support their beliefs. That is why they are beliefs or points of view!!! They generally rely on sacred dogmas. Now Is Darwinian theory simply a dogma ? Well let’s see Species arrive by common decent through natural selection sifting out random ...

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by scottie
Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:23 pm
 
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Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... It may just be that random evolutionary processes progress toward a goal. We do not need God or supernaturalism for this. Your humanity is more sacred and amazing than evolutionary psychologists imply, yet we do not need religion to justify it.

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
 
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Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
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