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SYMPOSIUM ON THE QUESTION "HOW IS CULTURE BIOLOGICAL?" ~ Six Essays and Discussions: Essay # 4, by Peter J. Richerson, "Culture Is an ACTIVE Part of Biology"

Abstract In human biology, it is not possible to distinguish phenomena owing to genes from those owing to culture. Culture is part of human biology. Once we grasp this fact, tools for the synthesis of the genetic and cultural aspects of our humanity leap to hand. The similarities of genes and culture as inheritance systems […]

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