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* Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled. - Henry David Thoreau

* Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed - Solomon Short

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  • The Pirate Bay Shutdown Hasn't Slowed Piracy At All
    Nature abhors a vacuum. Aristotle said that. Of course, he was talking about how nature has a tendency to fill empty spaces with stuff. In a way, the internet also abhors a vacuum, and the "downfall" of The Pirate Bay is just the latest example. Read more... Read more on this news related to 'Abhors'
  • Clint Eastwood Tells Academy He Abhors Violence, Has Always Been Against Iraq War
    The 84-year-old commented during a Q&A following the official Academy screening of his latest film, 'American Sniper,' much of which is set in Iraq Read more on this news related to 'Abhors'
  • Decoding the Tree of Life
    ( University of Florida ) Nature abhors a vacuum, which may explain the findings of a new study showing that bird evolution exploded 65 million years ago when nearly everything else on Earth -- dinosaurs included -- died out. Read more on this news related to 'Abhors'

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