Shelves: science , non-fiction , bloody-brilliant , life-changing Although I consider myself a Jesus-loving, god-fearing, creationist, I simply LOVE reading about evolution. And Dawkins is nothing if not lucid and accessible. He presents the topic and various questions and scientific controversies in a way that anybody with a willingness to pay attention can follow it. Some of the chapters were a bit more of a slog as Dawkins has to resort to Although I consider myself a Jesus-loving, god-fearing, creationist, I simply LOVE reading about evolution. Some of the chapters were a bit more of a slog as Dawkins has to resort to scary scary math and numbers to prove some of his points and set up for even more mindblowing stuff in future chapters. But most of the time, this book is chock full of insanely interesting examples and user-friendly analogies.
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Dozuru In the end notes he then describes new finds of naked mole rats that lives in that way too. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 40mm Prior to the samolubbny, it was common for altruism to be explained in terms of group selectionwhere the benefits to the organism or even population were supposed to account for the popularity of the genes responsible for the tendency towards that behaviour. Dawkins waited until the very last sentence of The Selfish Gene to reassure us that, in fact, we are welcome to chuck all those genes out the window: For example, Samoljbny Brown has written: Gene activation depends upon the cellular milieu.
He considers the origin of life with the arrival of molecules able to replicate themselves. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Samolubny gen The second edition added two more chapters.
Looking for beautiful books? Dawkins did not deviate from this tradition. You may want to pick up a never edition, like for instance the 40th Anniversary Edition published in I really liked the analogy with genes and and it seems to be a powerful way of describing the importance of the cultural aspect of human evolution. A Darwinian View Paperback reprint of ed. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He describes samolugny as apparently purposive but fundamentally simple survival machines, which use negative feedback to achieve control.
Karthik An interesting thought indeed. The Quarterly Review of Biology. He corrects tiny details of the original book. Gdy zycie prawie wymarlo Michael Benton. Journal of Theoretical Biology. Bioprocess Engineering Principles Pauline M. Constrain to simple back and forward steps. Related Articles
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