Re: virus: What makes memes compete?

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 11 Apr 1997 09:45:00 +0100

Tim Rhodes wrote:
> is in the interest of your genes
>to protect your brother until the risk is greater than 50-50 that you,
>yourself, will die (for half of your genes can survive through him).

Rubbish! This is one of the most common "scientific" canards.
How many genes do siblings share? Well, I'm led to believe
that humans and chimpanzees share about 98%. Just think
about it, OK?

Robin Faichney