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The meaning of words depends on how people use them. However it would appear that your friend is in a minority applying the word ‘Nature’ to man-made things. Thus, The OED definition includes: The phenomena of the physical world collectively, including plants, animals, the landscape, and other features and products of the earth, as opposed to humans or ...


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Is there a definition of "nature"? I don't think there is any commonly accepted definition of "nature" in biology. To my experience, the term "nature" is actually relatively rarely used in conferences or peer-reviewed papers. Why is there no formal definition of nature? The concept of "nature" has been developed outside the field of science or ...


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The whole point of Darwin's theory was that transition from one species to another is extremely slow and gradual. There are plenty of quotes in "Origin of Species" stating this, and also affirming that there is no clear boundary between species and subspecies, or "races". Quotes from Origin of Species > Variation under Nature (Chapter 2) Quote 1 ...



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