gene related to violence?

Alexander Berezin berezin at MCMAIL.CIS.MCMASTER.CA
Tue Nov 7 14:41:17 EST 1995



On 7 Nov 1995, Barbara Germon wrote:

> Does anyone know of research being done to identify a gene thought to
> cause a predisposition to violent behavior in humans who have it?  If so,
> where could I get more information?
> 
> 

For someone who is NOT in genetics the above question
(and thousands other loke it) gives some reason to 
question seriously the very fabric of modern science:

"Now it all in genes (DNA, or you name it): cancer,
violence, IQs, homosexuality, etc, etc"

100 years ago it all was in a shape of your skull 
(phrenology).  DNA well may be a fad of today which
will be laughted at as an "omni-explanation" tomorrow.

Its time for some cold water om molecular genetics.

Alex Berezin  






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