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> >We shape ourselves. If we'd had to wait around for a couple million
> >for a random mutation to give us the necessary glands under our skin,
> >still be waiting. Since we can't pass on acquired characteristics
> >to our offspring, there must be a kind of nonmaterial, species memory
> >evolves in accord with the shifting behavior of individual organisms.
> >is akin to Aristotle's notion that the form of the organism is determined
> >the species, not through machine-like processes arising from the nuclei
> >our cells.
> Are you familiar with Rupert Sheldrake? It sounds like you are hinting at
> morphic resonance and formative causation.
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