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> > > > > We already know that the genes are there;
> > > >
> > > > That we do. What we don't know is that they contain instructions
> > > > the creation of a transcomputational structure known as an
> > > >
> > > Actually, we do, for when we inject them into an empty ovum and
> > > apply electric current, Dolly results.
> > And when you turn on your radio, Eminem results. So, is Eminem
> > inside your radio?
> So how might genes encode a radio for MR 'stuff'? How would we spot a
> mutation in such genes?
Genes don't encode anything. There's no "code." There's no information or
instructions or program or blueprints. There's a template for producing
sequences of amino acids, but the rest is faery tale. Genes function in the
body the same way a tuning device functions in a radio. It's not as if
101.3 megahertz is somehow a code describing the music that appears over
It's interesting that the "instructions" have moved from the genes to the
complex, nonlinear interaction of genes with each other and proteins. The
basis of morphic resonance is no different than electromagentic resonance.
It's all about vibration. Every structure in the body has its own
distinctive pattern of vibration corresponding to its shape. The "dance" of
genes and proteins is in sympathy to the same dance carried out by the genes
and proteins of other members of its species. However, each individual
starts with a slightly different composition of genes, and this guarantees
that the individual will be unique. Genes account for our differences, not
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