Re: Kate's book/ "recessive memes"

From: Bill Spight (
Date: Sat 26 Mar 2005 - 00:18:11 GMT

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    Dear Scott,

    >>I agree that calling such memes "unexpressed" does
    >>> not require a genetic
    >>> analogy, but it fits with that analogy. External
    >>> circumstances (external
    >>> to the cell) affect gene expression, as do other
    >>> genes.
    > So human behavior and gene activity both depend upon
    > external circumstances? Not quite earth shattering.
    > Isn't the notion of gene "expression" nothing more
    > than a useful anthropomorphic shorthand?

    I find your remarks interesting, Scott, but I wonder why they seem to be directed at me. <?>



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