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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A theory of organic evolution claiming that new species arise and are perpetuated by natural selection.

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  • I was having a hard time accepting the theory of Darwinism when I was child.
  • Judson's criticism was not of Darwin or his work, but of the term Darwinism which she described as misleading.
  • One reason why people believe in Darwinism is proof that mankind existed prior to 4004 B. C., thus, we must have evolved from apes!
  • So the move from RM/NS to "Darwinism" is slightly adrift. for more
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