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  • proper n. An English surname.

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Examples

  • Rupert Sheldrake is the first one to generate a clear statement of this hypothesis, he calls it "morphic resonance".

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  • I'm not familiar with Mae Wen Ho, but Sheldrake is well known as a worthless crank. mtraven,

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  • Sheldrake is pretty clearly in this category, and so is ID.

    An Interview with Elisabet Sahtouris

  • I'm not familiar with Mae Wen Ho, but Sheldrake is well known as a worthless crank.

    An Interview with Elisabet Sahtouris

  • Rupert Sheldrake is not a "traditional" ID theorist, at all but he conducts a great number of interesting research projects with animals and people that "traditional" evolutionary biologists would never consider performing, because they already "know the answers" without doing the experiments.

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  • If field theories of biology are correct (and Sheldrake is only the most recent and well-known proponent) then this goes a long way to explaining the conservation of form and function in a way not completely reliant on the stability of DNA.

    The Memory Hole

  • For the same reason, probably, that some people are desperate to label Sheldrake as a con-artist, a crank, and whatever else – because it happens to be a particular line drawn in the sand between people of different views and, really, priesthoods.

    An Interview with Elisabet Sahtouris

  • Frannie returned backstage to watch the show and noticed that the mambo scene at the Sheldrake was the same as always.

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  • In the spirit of famous scientific wagers by notable scientists, such as Stephen Hawking and Richard Feynman, two leading biologists, Professor Lewis Wolpert and Dr Rupert Sheldrake, have set up a wager on the predictive value of the genome.

    Boing Boing

  • Sheldrake's right, the nettles do taste like spinach, and the willowherbs work nicely in a soup.

    Eating for £1 a day

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