The human brain seems to be in a state of uneasy truce, with occasional skirmishes and rare battles. The existence of brain components with predispositions to certain behavior is not an invitation to fatalism or despair: we have substantial control over the relative importance of each component. Anatomy is not destiny, but it is not irrelevant either.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Anatomy is not destiny, but it is not irrelevant either
From The Dragons of Eden by Carl Sagan