Beneath the Planet of the Apes

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  • Descartes Man vs Animal

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    Movies and novels such as "Planet of the Apes" and 2001: A Space Odyssey are called Science Fiction because they portray situations that seem extremely unrealistic concurrent with contemporary philosophy. "Planet of the Apes" depicts a world where apes rule while humans are subjected to servitude and confinement. These apes speak intelligibly and are human-like in appearance and behavior. In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the highly advanced computer, HAL 9000, an acronym for "Heuristically programmed ALgorithmic

  • Evolution and Fossil Fuels

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    Evolution and Fossil Fuels Abstract In this research paper, I have discussed the theory of evolution. I have also mentioned some misconceptions regarding the evolution and have tried to give argument against those. Secondly, I have discussed the fossils and their formation along with the significance of fossil records. The modern science considers "evolution" as one of the basic original concepts regarding life (Pojeta & Springer, 2001). The potent theory of evolution provides explanation of observable

  • Essay on The Origins Of Our Species

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    forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved." (Charles Darwin, The Origin of the Species, pp. 459-60, Penguin 1985.) The latest discoveries in paleontology

  • How Did the World Begin? Religion or Science?

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    expansion caused the young Universe to cool and resulted in its present continuously expanding state. According to the most recent measurements and observations, this original state existed approximately 13.7 billion years ago. That led to a lot of new planets and

  • Preventing Extinction and World Change

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    Thirteen years ago, wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park. Of two potential locations considered (Snowflake Springs and Butte Rock) they were placed in the low-risk prey Butte Rock for the purpose of encouraging the wolves to spread out and create packs. Before and during the reintroduction project, Oregon State University researchers measured the rate of willow growth along 2.6 miles of the Gallatin River, which ran through Butte Rock and Snowflake Springs. During their study from

  • Evolution Vs. Creationism

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    The use of religion in creationism is far from rare, yet a vast spectrum of beliefs form from the same idea; our world was made, or at least aided, by an intelligent being such as, but not limited to, God. Beneath the “umbrella” of religious creationism branches off into two main standpoints, the “young Earth” and the “old Earth” theories. The “young Earth” theory is a biblical literalist belief that relies strongly upon Genesis from the bible, and takes its

  • The Films of Stanley Kubrick Essay

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    2001 bases itself on the idea that superior intelligence watched over man since ape hood, and leaps ahead to the year 2001 showing the advances of technology and the link between man and machine. Machines begin to assert themselves where astronauts Dave Bowman and Frank Poole are at the mercy of computer HAL 9000 controlling

  • Charles Darwin 's Theory Of Evolution

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    Introduction This paper discusses the theory of evolution in detail. Topics this paper will address include defining the theory of evolution and explaining how the theory has evolved over time, as well as highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the theory and examining how effective the theory is in today’s world. I. Description of the theory The theory of evolution sets forth an explanation of how all of the living species on Earth came to be. The theory as we know it today, written by Charles

  • The Evolution of Modern Humans

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    While time travel still remains elusive to us, scientists have been able to discover things about our past as a species that were practically inconceivable over 150 years ago when Charles Darwin released his book entitled The Origin of Species. They have especially uncovered many pieces to our still incomplete puzzle over the past 20 years so that we now have a nearly complete idea of how our species Homo sapiens came to be. This story of our history includes dozens of species’ and hundreds of fossils

  • Restoring The Balance Of The ' Beekeeping ' By Philip Chandler

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    gain a greater appreciation of it. And once we begin to understand how deeply embedded they are within the natural world, and what sensitive indicators they are of disturbances in the natural world, we may find ourselves unable to image a functional planet without them. So before launching headlong into the keeping of bees, I would urge you to take a deep breath and consider what it is that really interests you about them, as this will give you some important information about how