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  • Franken asked if the word "privacy" was there … in a clean and well-thought out point making mince-meat of the small-brained Republican attacks so far.

    Sotomayor stumped

  • Franken asked if the word "privacy" was there ... in a clean and well-thought out point making mince-meat of the small-brained Republican attacks so far.

    Sotomayor stumped

  • The popularity of this sort of rhetoric among small-government types mostly illustrates how small-brained they are.

    Matthew Yglesias » Congress Is Very Important

  • Taken together, the partial skeletons made public so far combine primitive characteristics of the burly, small-brained predecessors to the human family, known generally as Australopithecines, and advanced features more typical of the modern genus Homo, the broad family classification that encompasses the direct ancestors of modern humankind.

    Fossil Discovery Offers New Look at Evolution

  • "It's kind of like sculpting almost, except the piece is already in the block," he explained as he worked away, using a microscope and glasses with magnifying lenses, on the undersize head of an Ankylosaur, a small-brained, armored dinosaur about 25 feet long (even though this specimen was a relatively diminutive 15 feet) that lived in Mongolia about 70 million years ago.

    Living His Dinosaur Dream

  • Though she may be correct to observe that black people are clearly small-brained and genetically programmed for inferiority, white people also have tendencies that distinguish them as a race: They tend to put their foot in their mouth.

    Khanh Ho: Words of Advice to Young People: The Case of Stephanie Grace

  • One might have expected that such small, and small-brained, fossils would be dismissed as apes.

    Australopithecus sediba and the creationist response - The Panda's Thumb

  • "Here I was, pouring gasoline down its burrow and lighting a match to it, and I realized I was replaying a certain American approach to nature, which is 'How dare these small-brained creatures thwart our desires?'"

    Author Michael Pollan goes 'In Defense of Food'

  •   Maybe I'm just projecting my own feelings about being stuck on the ground, attributing attitudes to small-brained things that never give a second thought to humans, if they even think at all.

    The Saurians' Revenge

  • However, I would note that large-brained apes are more intelligent than small-brained apes. stunny: Rather than conclude that physical observation is too limiting to be a defining criterion of rational inquiry, like a sane person would, you become so ridiculously slavish to that criterion that it forces you to pretend some uncertainty about whether scientists, logicians, and mathematicians have rational minds.

    Bits and Pieces of an RNA World

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