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Whims

whimsy

Origin: See Whim.

1. A whim; a freak; a capricious notion, a fanciful or odd conceit. The whimsies of poets and painters. Men's folly, whimsies, and inconstancy. (swift) Mistaking the whimseys of a feverish brain for the calm revelation of truth. (Bancroft)

2. (Science: chemical) A whim.


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Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... and has very little to do with experimentation or real scientific data. It is pseudoscientific speculation and likely to be biased by the whims of whichever crackpot evolutionary theorist is spewing his nonsense. How are we to argue that one theory on human behavior is more rational and ...

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
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