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The Spirit in the Gene: Humanity's Proud Illusion and the Laws of Nature

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By: Reg Morrison

288 pages, 49 b/w photos, 22 illus, 1 map

Cornell University Press

Hardback | Jun 1999 | #94189 | ISBN: 0801436516
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Describes how a spiritual outlook combined with a capacity for rotational thought have enabled Homo Sapiens to prosper through the millenia. It convincingly depicts these traits as part of our genetic makeup, and as the likely cause of our ultimate downfall against the inexorable laws of nature.

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