Source 251: The following comment made by Alex Owens was originally posted on the www.science20.com website on 14 November 2010 at: http://www.science20.com/adaptive_complexity/selfish_gene_confusion-55418. (This link may or may not still be operational; if it isn't, we may have redirected it to the WayBackMachine archive).
‘I’ve had many a restless night wondering whether we are just lumbering shells to protect and reproduce genes, that there is no purpose to our existence and that anything is “allowed.” But there was a part of me that knew I wouldn’t feel guilty or that humanity wouldn’t have so many psychological problems if survival of the individual’s genes were all that mattered. Then I found Jeremy Griffith. www.worldtransformation.com’
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