A Calm Eye on the Selfish Gene Storm

Over at the Genetic Literacy Project, editor Kenrick Vezina offers a particularly level-headed and constructive consideration of the debate over the fitness of the selfish-gene metaphor that my Aeon article “Die, Selfish Gene, Die,” raised. Violence of the title aside, [Dobbs’s] point was not that we should go out and gather up all the copies of […]

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