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Supporters

supporter

1. One who, or that which, supports; as, oxygen is a supporter of life. The sockets and supporters of flowers are figured. (bacon) The saints have a . . . Supporter in all their miseries. (south)

2. Especially, an adherent; one who sustains, advocates, and defends; as, the supporter of a party, faction, or candidate.

3. A knee placed under the cathead.

4. A figure, sometimes of a man, but commonly of some animal, placed on either side of an escutcheon, and exterior to it. Usually, both supporters of an escutcheon are similar figures.

5. (Science: medicine) A broad band or truss for supporting the abdomen or some other part or organ.


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creationists on this forum

... who can post. That's the beauty of a free society. Some of those who buy webspace allow only creationists to post, and some allow only science-supporters to post. Others allow anyone to post. That is their right.

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by Luxorien
Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:04 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: creationists on this forum
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Re: weight loss after death

... the claim. The claimant had an obvious bias (demonstrated in this and other studies). The experiment has never been verified, not even by other supporters of his viewpoint. As such, we cannot claim to know if the human body does lose weight at death, let alone have an average.

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by Scarlett1
Fri Nov 25, 2011 12:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: weight loss after death
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... http://www.plosbiology.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pbio.0060018 And here is his concluding comment " However, solutions offered by supporters of geneticist or metabolist scenarios that are dependent on “ if pigs could fly ” hypothetical chemistry are unlikely to help. " The ...

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by scottie
Fri Aug 26, 2011 10:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re:

... is not possible here. That's right Kevin. Stick to your forum where you can control who posts and delete at will. The only way to keep your supporters is to makes sure they are not exposed to scientific facts.

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by Promethean
Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:10 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
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Views: 25725

Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... to equate evolution with atheism, especially since many of the greatest Christian theologians (Augustine of Hippo comes to mind) have been strong supporters of evolutionary thought. Even then, evolution is at its heart a scientific concept, and thus should be kept independent from any religious ...

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by alextemplet
Sun May 10, 2009 11:28 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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