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How can the removal of the soul make the human body immortal? Preformationism is the study of organisms that develop from miniature versions of themselves. All human beings exist prior to their development as homunculi, taking the form of miniature humans within the nucleus of the male sperm cell. These sperm cells combine with female eggs, giving the ...


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First of all, I want to comment on your original comments: Please don't answer idle curiosity questions that have no worldbuilding context. While it is a statement that may look like a 'gentle reprimand' on the surface and it carries no hostile intent toward the answerer, it belittles the original questioner. This statement is also based on your very ...


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TL;DR : Jump to the last paragraph for the conclusion and practical cases. But don't forget to breathe, skipping things can be a sign of having a constant turning around and upon you ♪. Or that I'm boring, either 🦋. I like to take things the other way round, so here's the path I take : Let's look at the core question in the question's body : Should you ask ...


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I've got to chime with Monty on this one, I've had at least one question closed because the people who saw it first just didn't understand it and thought I hadn't included the information necessary for it to be answered. Then when I came back a couple of days later the question had been reopened, has two excellent answers and a note from the mods saying that ...


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For the first time, I am trying to create a detailed map of the area a storyline is set in, based partially off of my time playing Breath of The Wild. What I Had At First: The character's journey begins in a hilly grassland, where they see a the ruins of a walled town. Once they reach this town, they find someone who gives them a quest-logically enough, to ...


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I've been around for a number of years now and one thing that I've noticed is that what constitutes an acceptable question is an amorphous thing. Previously perfectly acceptable questions with hundreds of votes are being closed by the new generation of users for one reason or another. So no, we should not attempt to discourage people from answering questions ...


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As a user of this site, and as a moderator, I've seen a number of questions that received close votes for being 'bad', that to me as a subject matter expert in certain areas were eminently reasonable and well-asked. So, just because people are VTCing or even downvoting doesn't mean that the question is bad... just that certain members thought it was bad. I ...


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Let's not become the Thought Police. Given the site we are let's start with a quote from Babylon 5 : I am Grey. I stand between the candle and the star. We are Grey. We stand between the darkness and the light. (if that predates Bab5 please let me know - I'd be interested). Common sense : Every single person on the site is going to have completely ...


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