Tag Archive 'cancer'

Sep 08 2013

Thoughts on the Immortality of the Crab

The deepest problem: of the immortality of the crab, is that a soul it has, a little soul in fact … That if the crab dies entirely in its totality with it we all die for all of eternity Miguel de Unamuno, ‘The Immortality of the Crab’   Pensar en la inmortalidad del cangrejo (‘Thinking […]

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Nov 03 2010

Despised Theories (2): Selfish Genes

How and why would natural selection further a trait that is good for the survival of a group or society, but injurious to the individual? Can genes be selfish? Are we are the “survival machines” of our genes?

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