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unwritten

1. Not written; not reduced to writing; oral; as, unwritten agreements.

2. Containing no writing; blank; as, unwritten paper. Unwritten doctrines, such doctrines as have been handed down by word of mouth; oral or traditional doctrines. Unwritten law. [Cf. L. Lex non scripta] That part of the law of England and of the united states which is not derived from express legislative enactment, or at least from any enactment now extant and in force as such. This law is now generally contained in the reports of judicial decisions. See Common law, under Common. Unwritten laws, such laws as have been handed down by tradition or in song. Such were the laws of the early nations of Europe.


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The Fiber Disease

Some interpretation: Fact is that all involved disciplines interact in more or less unwritten form -if it is about the unusual. Remember; researchers depend on the Industry for research budget. If findings are confronting for ongoing development no research budget ...

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by tamtam
Thu Jun 08, 2006 6:55 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Origin of life

... is unexplainable" (meaning, of course, "I can't explain this"). This is the argument from personal incredulity, and it contains the unwritten assumption that the speaker is a superhuman genius who should be able to understand everything unless he is missing an assumption. So the ...

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by Springer
Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:34 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin of life
Replies: 236
Views: 102644

Origin of life

... is unexplainable" (meaning, of course, "I can't explain this"). This is the argument from personal incredulity, and it contains the unwritten assumption that the speaker is a superhuman genius who should be able to understand everything unless he is missing an assumption. So the ...

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by mith
Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:19 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin of life
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