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Origin: Cf. F. Spontaneite.

1. The quality or state of being spontaneous, or acting from native feeling, proneness, or temperament, without constraint or external force. Romney Leigh, who lives by diagrams, And crosses not the spontaneities Of all his individual, personal life With formal universals. (Mrs. Browning)

2. (Science: biology) The tendency to undergo change, characteristic of both animal and vegetable organisms, and not restrained or cheked by the environment. The tendency to activity of muscular tissue, including the voluntary muscles, when in a state of healthful vigor and refreshment.

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Microevolution is a fairytale

... NOT prove their theory -- all that proves is that the genome can somehow restructure itself upon need. There is no proven randomness, there is no spontaneity, there is no selection, there is no death, there is no differential breeding success, there is nothing to prove "evolution," as ...

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by supersport
Sun Aug 10, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Microevolution is a fairytale
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