RE: War Gods?

From: Richard Brodie (
Date: Wed 10 Mar 2004 - 16:19:18 GMT

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    Chris Taylor wrote:

    > My blanket loathing of all things EP (sorry) stems from
    > the fact that if these complex behavioural suites are under
    > genetic control, then more fundamental stuff like sexuality
    > (and a string of nasty dysfunctional behaviours) *surely must
    > be*, which (apart from having been squarely squashed through
    > proper research) opens a rather ugly can of fascists.

    I think it's the word "control" that's getting you in trouble here. It's a rather extreme position to assert that genetic adaptations through the millennia have no influence whatsoever on psychology. I don't see the usefulness of such a position.

    Richard Brodie

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