From: William Benzon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed 20 Apr 2005 - 13:33:22 GMT
on 4/20/05 2:15 AM, Derek Gatherer at email@example.com wrote:
> At 00:06 20/04/2005, you wrote:
>> I'd like your's and
>> Chris's input into this. Maybe I didn't dive into
>> cellular biology deep enough where the integral role
>> of ribosomes is unmasked. I always thought that
>> ribosomes were where mRNA is translated into peptides.
>> I pretty sure DNA polymerases play a role in
>> replication, but not ribosomes.
> What does Aunger say about this? Even if he is wrong about the biology,
> that doesn't necessarily mean that what he has to say about cultural
> evolution is wrong, only that some other things slipped through the
> editorial net.
Aunger's first half-dozon or so chapters are pretty good. But his neural
memetics is gibberish. It's embarrassing to read it.
See my review:
Benzon, W. L. (2002). Colorless Green Homunculi. Human Nature Review. 2:
454-462. (17 October)
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