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  • Instinctive — In*stinc tive, a. [Cf. F. instinctif.] Of or pertaining to instinct; derived from, or prompted by, instinct; of the nature of instinct; determined by natural impulse or propensity; acting or produced without reasoning, deliberation, instruction,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belief — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, deep seated, deeply held, fervent, firm, passionate, profound, strong, strongly held, unshakable, unwavering …   Collocations dictionary

  • instinctive — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ purely ▪ My reaction was purely instinctive. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Charles Darwin's religious views — Charles Darwin (1809–1882), who proposed the theory of evolution by means of natural selection. Charles Darwin s views on religion have been the subject of much interest. His work which was pivotal in the development of modern biology and… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Darwin's views on religion — have been the subject of much interest. His work was pivotal in the development of evolution theory. Charles Darwin had a non conformist background, but attended a Church of England school. He studied Anglican theology with the aim of becoming a… …   Wikipedia

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

  • credence — I noun acceptance, act of believing, assurance, belief, certainty, complete trust, confidence, conviction, credit, dependence on, faith, firm belief, fixed belief, full assurance, full belief, implicit belief, instinctive belief, persuasion,… …   Law dictionary

  • Conscious Robots —   Conscious Robots by Paul Kwatz Caption: Facing Up to the Reality of Being Hum …   Wikipedia

  • Roman religion — Religious beliefs of the Romans from ancient times until official acceptance of Christianity in the 4th century AD. The Romans believed that everything was subordinate to the rule of the gods, and the object of their religion was to secure divine …   Universalium

  • Truth — • Defines ontological, logical, and moral truth Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Truth     Truth     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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