Perfection

Perfection is, broadly, a state of completeness and flawlessness.

The term "perfection" is actually used to designate a range of diverse, if often kindred, concepts. These concepts have historically been addressed in a number of discrete disciplines, notably mathematics, physics, chemistry, ethics, aesthetics, ontology, and theology.

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Antagonistic Pleiotropy Hypothesis - As A Constraint On Perfection
... biologists give for organisms never being able to reach perfection through natural selection ... persist through natural selection, this will prevent organisms from reaching perfection because if they possess the benefits of the gene, they must also possess the imperfections or faults ...
Perfection - Many Concepts
... In physics and chemistry, "perfection" designates a model — a conceptual construct for bodies that in reality do not precisely correspond to the model ... Elsewhere the term "perfection" is used consistently with the word's etymology ("perfect" = "finished") ... Here "perfection" is less fictitious model than actual approximation to the model ...
Security Interest - Perfection
... Perfection of security interests means different things to lawyers in different jurisdictions ... in English law, perfection has no defined statutory or judicial meaning, but academics have pressed the view that it refers to the attachment of the security ... attachment is a separate legal concept, and that perfection refers to any steps required to ensure that the security interest is enforceable against third parties ...
Theory Of Forms - Evidence of Forms - Perfection
... .. ... when a man has discovered the instrument which is naturally adapted to each work, he must express this natural form, and not others which he fancies, in the material.. ...
Seventh-day Adventist Theology - Other Doctrinal Issues - Soteriology - Sinless Perfection
... The question of whether Christians can overcome sin and achieve a state of sinless perfection is a controversial topic for Seventh-day Adventists, as it is among ... Andreasen taught that sinless perfection can be achieved his theology continues to be influential among certain Historic Adventists ... such as However, some Adventist theologians such as Edward Heppenstall express the view that perfection is not possible in this life, and that Christians will always rely on ...

Famous quotes containing the word perfection:

    “Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it,” said the Philosopher.
    James Kenneth Stephens (1882–1950)

    What journeyings on foot and on horseback through the wilderness, to preach the gospel to these minks and muskrats! who first, no doubt, listened with their red ears out of a natural hospitality and courtesy, and afterward from curiosity or even interest, till at length there “were praying Indians,” and, as the General Court wrote to Cromwell, the “work is brought to this perfection that some of the Indians themselves can pray and prophesy in a comfortable manner.”
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)