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On 23 Jan 2002, at 8:45, Grant Callaghan wrote:
> >Not so obvious i'd say. With genetic development at hand, genetic
> >information becomes valuable, copyable by humans, and part of a
> >small set of cultural environment.
> When humans started using genes to create new types of creatures, they then
> became part of the memescape. What they pass on is now part of human
> culture. Golden rice is golden because we want children in Asia to get more
> vitamin A. The gene for vitamin A thus became another cultural tool.
Yep. That was exactly what i meant. Wish i'd came up with
examples that easily.
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