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Putting Genes in Perspective

Stephen L. Talbott

This article is supplemental to “Genes and the Central Fallacy of Evolutionary Theory”, and can best be read in conjunction with that essay. Both pieces are part of a larger work in progress entitled: Toward a Biology Worthy of Life. Original publication of this article: February 28, 2013. Date of last revision: March 24, 2013. Copyright 2013 The Nature Institute. All rights reserved.

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There are many phenomena showing how the organism contextualizes its DNA in an active, directed, and stable manner. The