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Satisfactory

satisfactory

1. Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty, and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient; as, a satisfactory account or explanation.

2. Making amends, indemnification, or recompense; causing to cease from claims and to rest content; compensating; atoning; as, to make satisfactory compensation, or a satisfactory apology. A most wise and sufficient means of redemption and salvation, by the satisfactory and meritorius death and obedience of the incarnate Son of god, Jesus christ. (bp. Sanderson) Satisfactority, Satisfactoriness.

Origin: Cf. F. Satisfactoire.


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Re: Evolution is not Darwinian

... the data that support soft inheritance, as well as other challengesto the Modern Synthesis, it is concluded that that synthesis no longer offers a satisfactory theoretical framework forevolutionary biology. There is also a more in depth debate about on all this on another forum: http://scienceforums.com/topic/26322-had-evolution-moved-beyond-neo-darwinism/

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by Forests
Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:08 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution is not Darwinian
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Evolving non "life-or-death" but useful characteristics

... that these traits are probably part of a broader and more complicated mechanism or system that was selected for. I guess that means I've reached a satisfactory conclusion to my question...thank you all for your help

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by stephen502
Thu Jul 05, 2012 5:51 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolving non "life-or-death" but useful characteristics
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Re: Has evolution moved beyond neoDarwinism?

... the data that support soft inheritance, as well as other challengesto the Modern Synthesis, it is concluded that that synthesis no longer offers a satisfactory theoretical framework forevolutionary biology.

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by Forests
Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:18 pm
 
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Topic: Has evolution moved beyond neoDarwinism?
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Evolving non "life-or-death" but useful characteristics

Hi all, Forgive me if this question has been answered before, but I've spent some time looking around for answers and haven't really found a satisfactory one. My questions has to do with the evolution of non-"life or death" but nonetheless useful characteristics, and how the model ...

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by stephen502
Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:44 pm
 
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Topic: Evolving non "life-or-death" but useful characteristics
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Re: Do the simplest bacteria have ribosomes and helicase?

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by jonmoulton
Tue May 22, 2012 8:15 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Do the simplest bacteria have ribosomes and helicase?
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