[ExI] Impressive book: Farewell to Alms

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Feb 4 00:52:20 UTC 2008

At 03:51 PM 2/3/2008 -0700, Keith wrote:

>In fact, with female liberation and reliable birth control a lot of
>the most accomplished people have no kids at all.  Pinker is an
>example.  This would be more of a worry if we were not *far from* the
>end of the gene. (my *emphasis*)

Perhaps you meant "if we were not *close to* the end of the 
[importance of the naturally evolved and selected] gene"?

If not, I can't unpack your sentence.

Damien Broderick

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