- (adj) 1. A
proposed term to describe mentally dense posters or postings. A darian
poster can be told a simple fact (e.g., "Evolution does not have
goals") three dozen times, illustrated by as many different examples
and analogies, and still respond with "But then what is the goal of
evolution?" See Scientific cretinism.
- (n) 1. The
level of impenetrability of a post due to application of the Argument
from Infinite Digression and/or sheer mental density, measured in
milliDarians (mD), as in "800 mD." See Darius Lecointe.
- (adj) 1. Of
or pertaining to natural selection. 2. Natural selection with
- Day-Age theory
(np) 1. A creationist
variety which holds that the word "day" appearing in Genesis 1 should
actually be read as "age". The theory is an attempt to reconcile literalism(2) with science, but
(like the Gosse
Assertion) satisfies neither side.
- (n) [FAQ] 1.
Scalar unit of measure on a relative scale. [den.] 2. Award conferred
by institutions of higher learning in recognition of the recipient's
completion of coursework and research in a program of study. [conn.,
science] 3. As in degree(2), or
additionally an award conferred by an unaccredited institute in
recognition of the recipient's paying of the requisite printing fee, or
an award conferred upon one by oneself in recognition of one's founding
of the unaccredited institute, or an award conferred by one upon
oneself in recognition that one deserves it. [conn., SciCre]
1. A relative dating technique utilizing tree rings. 2. Item of
evidence misinterpreted due to uniformitarian/uniformitarian BS
- (adj) 1. In
eukaryotes, having the normal complement of chromosomes, that is, that
chromosomes occur in homologous pairs.
- (n) 1. Principles or
propositions so firmly held that they are incapable of change, even
when accumulated contrary evidence might indicate that a change is in
order. [den.] 2. The positions of one's opponent in debate or
- (adj) 1.
Making assertions and arguments without the least concern for the
content of replies or proffered documentary materials, such that the
arguments so forwarded have the properties of dogma(1).