Secondly, areas now continuous must often have existed within the recent period in isolated portions, in which many forms, more especially amongst the classes which unite for each birth and wander much, may have separately been rendered sufficiently distinct to rank as representative species.
Lastly, looking not to any one time, but to all time, if my theory be true, numberless intermediate varieties, linking most closely all the species of the same group together, must assuredly have existed; but the very process of natural selection constantly tends, as has been so often remarked, to exterminate the parent forms and the intermediate links.
Although no graduated links of structure, fitted for gliding through the air, now connect the Galeopithecus with the other Lemuridae, yet I can see no difficulty in supposing that such links formerly existed, and that each had been formed by the same steps as in the case of the less perfectly gliding squirrels; and that each grade of structure had been useful to its possessor.
If about a dozen genera of birds had become extinct or were unknown, who would have ventured to have surmised that birds might have existed which used their wings solely as flappers, like the logger-headed duck(Micropterus of Eyton); as fins in the water and front legs on the land, like the penguin; as sails, like the ostrich; and functionally for no purpose, like the Apteryx.
Nor will they count as "nothingness" for all the conscious entities which ceased to exist
. Subjectivity, awareness, consciousness, experience--whatever we call it--never stops arising as far as it is concerned.
"I can tell you that X-ray lasers exist
. That is as far as I am allowed to go." Thus spake Edward Teller, associate director emeritus of LLNL, at last week's meeting of Lasers '85 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Exceptions and exemptions do exist
, but if a facility is found guilty of discrimination under this Act, severe financial penalties are levied.
to encourage Federal laboratories and agencies to share information, technology, and even products.
Simply by investigating maintenance records and talking with the maintenance crew, his firm was able to determine that the water problem existed
before his clients provided coverage.
While no promulgated guidance for interest-rate swaps and other derivatives exists
, generally accepted practices have emerged.
The more negative evidence that exists
, the more positive evidence is needed to avoid recording a valuation allowance.
The preamble to the final regulations clarifies that a separate share exists
only if it includes both corpus and income attributable thereto and is independent from any other share.
In its testimony on the bill, TEI recommended that the committee report clarify that the reasonable cause and good faith standard can be established without requiring a taxpayer to discover all tax law issues that may exist
in respect of its return.
For example, the Service has publicly acknowledged that conflicting interpretations exist
regarding the relevant tax provisions, but has, at the same time, indicated that business expansion issues are the most difficult issues it has yet to face.
Provisions generally exist
within the regulations that govern the application of employment taxes that allow employers to use the wages paid by a previous employer to meet the applicable wage bases for employees transferred as a result of a merger, reorganization or acquisition.