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To: GodGunsGuts
They defined an organism as an entity made up of parts that cooperate well for an overall purpose, and do so with minimal conflict.

Silly me. I always thought the way to determine whether or not something was an 'organism' was anything with the ability to reproduce.

32 posted on 12/10/2009 8:48:43 AM PST by MamaTexan (Government has become a criminal enterprise!)
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To: MamaTexan

Silly me. I always thought the way to determine whether or not something was an ‘organism’ was anything with the ability to reproduce.

Yes that is silly. Would you say a mule is NOT and organism, or a hinny. How about all the hybrid plants that cannot reproduce. Some humans are born unable to reproduce. All these are not organisms?

Hank


112 posted on 12/10/2009 11:27:45 AM PST by Hank Kerchief
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