from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Homo sapiens.
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- n. Homo sapiens.
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- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Homo sapiens
Homo sapiens is Latin for the wise human or the clever human.
Our own, specific, descriptive name, sapiens, comes from the Latin word to ` know. '
Call me a species-ist if you will, but Homo sapiens is at the top of the food chain (most of the time) and that's why we get to call the shots (most of the time).
Because it calmly and with good science assures us that life on Earth will continue long after Homo sapiens is gone, even if Homo sapiens will have forever altered the course of evolution.
Human, Homo sapiens, is a diploid (2n = 46) animal with a haploid genome size of about 3.5 pg.
Are you suggesting that 20,000 nuclear bombs and global military expenditures of $1,000,0000,000,000 a year indicate that Homo sapiens is a happy, well-adjusted, peaceful, immortal animal on the Earth?
Homo sapiens is a suicidally self-destructive species which is ultimately fated to become extinct.
I find it astonishing that you disagree with the my statement: "Homo sapiens is a species afflicted with a terminal illness and certain unmistakable suicidal tendencies".
Homo sapiens is a species which can, and will, go extinct.
Homo sapiens is a species that can, and will, go extinct.
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