In a message dated 1/28/2003 9:36:06 AM Eastern Standard Time, [log in to unmask] writes:

but it does lie to a very large extent in genes -- the
genes of the plants and animals that were the wild ancestors of all the
domesticated species of human agriculture.

This viewpoint shows the dangerous nemesis of the Darwinian viewpoint.
Look carefully at historical emergence. It is not a function of intelligence.
Each stage gets a lift in carefully related jump diffusion zones.
John Landon
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World History and the Eonic Effect