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a person who believes in organic evolution

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A strongly impressionistic portrait of an undeservedly little-known scientist, The Evolutionist is a raptly compelling read.
Lewis's central argument is that dogmatic evolutionists are not scientists but metaphysicians.
Lamson noted that Lankton once told a reporter he is "not an evolutionist.
Calling himself a "theistic evolutionist," he says that God caused the universe to come into being, setting the parameters exactly right to allow the formation of the planets, stars, and life itself.
The evolutionist will tell you that this is because humankind had a hard time of it in the forest, what with poisonous snakes, insects and a panther or leopard waiting to disembowel you if you fell off your branch.
More than a third were unaware that revolutionary scientist and evolutionist Charles Darwin was English.
The late nineteenth century theory of 'primitive society' was rooted in the developmental or evolutionist hypothesis that all societies passed through the same definable stages on a long passage from a primitive to a civilised state.
According to Ole Seehausen, a fish ecologist and evolutionist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology in DE-bendorf, the study is "remarkable".
Evolutionist biologist Richard Dawkins gives a running commentary as he dissects the huge animal, and reveals why elephants need vast intestines, huge teeth and jaw muscles and how the trunk is the most versatile limb on the planet, while Richard Dawkins places elephants on the tree of life and explores how they evolved.
William Provine, evolutionist and biology professor at Cornell University, states in referring to the implications of Darwinism, "No ultimate foundations for ethics exist, no ultimate meaning in life exists, and free will is merely a human myth.
11) The advent of evolutionist theory was just one of a series of developments throughout the 1890s, from the creation of new scholarly journals to the introduction of university courses in ethnography, that served to place the field on a more solid footing as an established scholarly discipline.
The hypothesis tested in this study was that teleological ethical views would correlate positively with evolutionist views.
After all, the evolutionist assumption that "nothing created something" defies common sense.
No evolutionist has claimed that natural selection is optimally efficient, but they do claim, correctly, that it can do the job on its own.
But I think he is a true evolutionist on immigration.