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Shun

shun

To avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice. I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of god. (acts xx. 26,27) Scarcity and want shall shun you. (Shak)

Synonym: See avoid.

Origin: OE. Shunien, schunien, schonien, AS. Scunian, sceonian; cf. D. Schuinen to slepe, schuin oblique, sloping, Icel. Skunda, skynda, to hasten. Cf. Schooner, Scoundrel, Shunt.


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Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

Just shun it because it is 100%facts-free with a wonderful chery(picked) flavour. Go buy some Cherry Garcia from Ben & Jerry's, i might hurt you waist ine, but will hurt your brain much less.

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by canalon
Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

I can't come up with any but he can. Please don't shun the article because it has the word Bible in it. http://www.bibleprobe.org/objection.html

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by oCShxckzZ
Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:57 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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... out there is such a worldwide phenomenon that it almost certainly has also a genetic basis. It is only logical that people naturally avoid or shun animals that could be poisonous or parasitic or disease carriers, even though these animals are physically and mentally so inferior to humans that ...

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by biohazard
Fri Sep 09, 2011 10:45 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is arachnophobia genetic?
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Reconciling Faith with Evolution

We're trying to shun you. :wink:

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by alextemplet
Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:42 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Reconciling Faith with Evolution
Replies: 114
Views: 76290

to cilla

... best way, ultimately. Any interested scientist or medic picked up along the way can help immeasurably. It is self-destructive in the extreme to shun them, particularly if they are assisting in the refining of scientific arguments and such. If you are going to rely wholly on the empathy or sympathy ...

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by southcity
Wed Apr 19, 2006 5:27 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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