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central dogma

The core belief of a particular area of study. It is often used in molecular biology to describe the relationship between DNA, RNA, and proteins. The central dogma of molecular biology is that DNA makes RNA, which makes protein.
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But, make no mistake, without a constructive "revision" of the infallibility dogma, real renewal will hardly be possible.
First, it means that Article 133, particularly the words "actos notoriamente ofensivos" (notoriously offensive acts), should be strictly construed to cover only acts that profane sacred objects or ridicule any religion's dogmas, rituals and ceremonies.
Fortunately, Dragon's Dogma is a good enough game that beating the monsters remains a challenge rather than a frustrating exercise in futility.
As the original Digital Dogma grew, Walsh and Mulcahey upgraded their equipment.
Capcom's first fantasy action RPG, Dragon's Dogma, in moments rises to mythical grandeur and in equal parts crashes down to frustration and disappointment.
Simply put, there's a lot of dogma before you get to the dragon.
The volume critically examines internal Catholic dialogue on how Ut unum sint and Vatican II stood in continuity with the 1870 dogma (Vatican I).
This dogma arbitrarily sexualized the physical exam, including drawing blood.
Ese mismo ano Lars Von Trier dirigio Los Idiotas y ambas cintas se convirtieron en los maximos exponentes del movimiento, a pesar de que decenas de peliculas mas se hicieron bajo el sello de Dogma.
TUC general secretary Brendan Barber told the rally: "These are reforms driven by dogma.
It outlines its purpose from the outset: tackling fundamental and difficult issues of Orthodox faith, such as dogma and truth vis-a-vis the contemporary life.
He did not just fall into and repeat the typical global warming dogma regarding polar bears and seals.
Limbo was never defined as a dogma but had become part of common belief.
Un simple vistazo a la evolucion de los jovenes cineastas daneses que formaron el grupo del Dogma 95, el ultimo manifiesto artistico del siglo XX de cierta relevancia, los muestra ahora en plena madurez creativa con una obra que reniega, cada vez mas, de los mandamientos del credo.
En los anos recientes, incluso pensadores decididamente agnosticos, como Max Horkheimer y Jurgen Habermas --insignes representantes de la Escuela de Frankfurt--, han declarado su respeto ante el dogma del pecado original que es, segun el cardenal Walter Kasper, una de las mayores contribuciones a la historia del espiritu.