"If you think we are hard wired [by our genes]—that is, everything is deterministic—there should be a lot more genes because we have a lot more traits. This makes me as a scientist both laugh and cry. I laugh at the absurdity of it and I want to cry because it is accepted by so much of our society."
—J. Craig Venter (who led the sequencing of the human genome), 2001
The Dominant Animal
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