2013.05.18

mutation, you explained, has a negative connotation. we immediately think defect or disability, not adaptation. you hear, for example, about spikes in  bi polar, schizophrenia-- and you think disorder. yet we really have no idea how these responses to environment code for our species in the long run, how they bode for us-- whether what we have on our hands is a cognitive segue to some viable species adaptation on the individual level, or the group level. we really have no idea what we are dealing with, and are many times venturing hasty judgments. i sort of listened, skeptically, to your pet theory.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: