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polygenesis

(pŏl′ē-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Development from more than one source.

pol′y·ge·net′ic (pŏl′ē-jə-nĕt′ĭk), po·lyg′e·nous (pə-lĭj′ə-nəs) adj.
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Although the theories of polygenesis and biological racial differences have been thoroughly debunked, remnants of this thinking still exist in the forms of neo-colonialism, neo-racism, Eurocentrism, and Euro-American white nationalism--all of which stem from notions of unbridgeable cultural differences, often coupled with the idea that one's own group is culturally superior.
This work aimed to characterise the morphology and mineralogy of different gravels from an Oxisol in the Brazilian Cerrado region, and to provide insight on how these materials can further understanding of soil polygenesis.
The equation of fanaticism and revolution with the Anabaptists has been advocated in Reformation histories since at least Heinrich Bullinger and received new impetus with polygenesis theories of Anabaptist origins.
However, he was not making any direct reference to 'polygenesis' except in the sense of being sympathetic to the same (153).
Mima mounds; the case for polygenesis and bioturbation.
Indeed, as scholars such as Malini Johar Schueller and Scott Trafton have illuminated, the discipline of Egyptology was often employed throughout the nineteenth century by phrenologists and advocates of polygenesis to argue that Africans were inherently subhuman and therefore should remain enslaved.
In general, those who discussed these pronominal forms in the individual languages, especially Romanian and Italo-Romance, tended to favor their polygenesis, while those with a broader Romance perspective tended to view them as related.
As John McGreevy has shown, "the Vatican's insistence on the validity of interracial marriage and its opposition to rigid segregation laws made Roman authorities relatively tolerant of racial mixing and opposed to biological notions of racial inferiority." Even those Catholic bishops in the South who defended slavery simultaneously "scoffed at claims of polygenesis, that African Americans represented not just another race but another species" (McGreevy 55).
'"No Cold or Empty Heart': Polygenesis, Scientific Professionalism, and the
The conventional Christian alternative, some form of what is called "polygenesis" (from Greek poly, "many," and genesis, "origin"), held that God performed the special bestowal of his image in separate places of the world; a contemporary alternative, that perhaps God did this bestowing among several members of an existing population of hominids, is not really polygenism proper--but it will require more discussion below.
Furthermore, 71% of individu-als with hypodontia of some other teeth also lacked third molars.4 Polygenesis, the formation of one or more supernumerary teeth occurs much less frequently than agenesis.
The transmission of original sin from Adam to the whole human race as well as Christ's atonement would not be possible if polygenesis became accepted.