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1. Tending to promote health; favoring health; salubrious; salutary. Wholesome thirst and appetite. (milton) From which the industrious poor derive an agreeable and wholesome variety of food. (A Smith)

2. Contributing to the health of the mind; favorable to morals, religion, or prosperity; conducive to good; salutary; sound; as, wholesome advice; wholesome doctrines; wholesome truths; wholesome laws. A wholesome tongue is a tree of life. (Prov. Xv. 4) I can not . . . Make you a wholesome answer; my wit's diseased. (Shak) A wholesome suspicion began to be entertained. (Sir W. Scott)

3. Sound; healthy. Wholesomely, Wholesomeness.

Origin: Whole _ some; cf. Icel. Heilsamr, G. Heilsam, D. Heilzaam.

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God vs Evolution

... though i can see a direction and constant pattern. the arrangement of units (cells) come together in different ways to create new and different wholes (organisms). this is where creativity bursts forth. but hasnt it always been this way? atoms come together, molecules come together so forth ...

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Fri May 18, 2007 10:38 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: God vs Evolution
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A Monkey's Uncle

... single-celled organisms > multicellular organisms. - each step involves the association of the previous stage of matter to form larger and new wholes. new plataus of associations. the next thing to consider is what is the next state of stable associations of matter after multicellular organisms? ...

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Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
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left brain or right brain

... which make most use of the left brain are: revising and editing, especially editing. The Right Brain 1. Is responsible for perceiving and creating wholes and patterns . In our thought processes, seeing relationships is what we mean by "making sense" or "seeing meaning" in experience. The right ...

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Nov 12, 2005 1:49 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: left brain or right brain
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Fundamental construction of life bodies

... control organization,state-varying and state-forming organizations undertake together the function of control organization and bi-four seasons' wholes having no independent control organization such as plants and multi-cell bacteria appear. 3 When three organizations behaves as single four seasons' ...

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by tianman32
Tue Sep 20, 2005 11:42 am
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Topic: Fundamental construction of life bodies
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What is the first push of the universe?

... motion,automatic reaction and variation,automatic cognition and thinking,autonomous action of it. Organisms are automatic organizing wholes. :o

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by tianman32
Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fundamental construc. of DNA and life construc. of proteins
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