Kate (kate_nepveu) wrote,
Kate
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QOTD

From an American Scientist review of a book called Natural Security: A Darwinian Approach to a Dangerous World:

I mainly learned from this volume that evolutionary theory can have a strangely narcotic effect on the brains of otherwise intelligent people, leading them to take quite bizarre positions.

To which my reaction was, "True, but dude, you're only noticing this now?!"

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