Sunday, November 11, 2012

Philosophy Wire: The failure of Genetics, Incompleteness, Shock…

hilbertPhilosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-11-11]: Rare tweaks in single letters of DNA are not as powerful a force in health and in common diseases as scientists hoped, new work suggests. Variants thought to be behind inherited conditions prove difficult to pin down. [source: Science News] Scary. The ONLY thing science had to hope for was the imminent discovery of the genetic causes of diseases. I do not know if modern scientism-lovers can stand another shock as the “Incompleteness” shock they suffered some time ago…

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