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InYourFaceNewYorker's Avatar Jump to comment 25 by InYourFaceNewYorker

Indeed. I loved both The Selfish Gene andThe Extended Phenotype (the latter was fucking brilliant) but both books (again, especially the latter) took me forever to get through because I wanted to understand the concepts as much as possible and some of the nitty gritty was hard to wrap my head around! My poor brain cells! Hmm... that would be interesting. A picture of someone's brain while the person is engaged in reading The Extended Phenotype. Yes, the human brain is an organ of elegant complexity... ^_^


Comment 22 by Richard Dawkins : I'm sorry, but this is difficult stuff, brilliant stuff, and you can't expect to understand its elegance and theoretical power after only a few desultory exchanges on a chat thread.


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