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By Lynn Margulis

During this groundbreaking publication, Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan current a solution to at least one of the long-lasting mysteries of evolution--the resource of inherited edition that offers upward thrust to new species. Random genetic mutation, lengthy believed to be the most resource of version, is barely a marginal issue. because the authors display during this e-book, the extra vital resource of speciation, by means of a ways, is the purchase of latest genomes by way of symbiotic merger. the results of thirty years of delving right into a colossal, as a rule arcane literature, this can be the 1st booklet to head beyond--and demonstrate the critical boundaries of--the "Modern Synthesis" that has ruled evolutionary biology for nearly 3 generations. Lynn Margulis, whom E. O. Wilson referred to as "one of the main profitable artificial thinkers in sleek biology," and her co-author Dorion Sagan have written a accomplished and scientifically supported presentation of a concept that without delay demanding situations the assumptions we carry in regards to the number of the residing international.

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I would like to ask you, first, whether there is in your psychological experience a decisive difference between the psychic situation of the Germans and that of Western EuropeansT,1 and wherein this difference consists? The fact of the matter is that we are at the moment surrounded by the deepest misunderstandings, and it would interest us to hear, quite briefly, what you think might be the cause of these misunderstandings, and whether the differences between our nature and theirs are so great as to make these misunderstandings comprehensible to us.

I was able to convince myself that religious ideas are inborn in them, and that religions should not be regarded in any sense as neurotic products, as is now asserted in certain quarters. I still remember two natives with whom I climbed a mountain ten thousand feet high in East Africa. "' I shall discuss the nature of thinking, feeling, of sensation and intuition, of the will, of instinct, and of the fantasies arising out of the unconscious. I hope this will lead to some conclusions about the cure of neurosis.

Yes, and now I would like to ask a second question which is extraordinarily important for us, because the new turn of events in Germany is being led by the younger generation. How do you explain the assurance of German youth in pursuit of their visionary goal, and what is the significance of the fact that the older generation cannot quite rid themselves of a kind of reserve even though they would very 1933 An Interview on Radio Berlin much like simply to affirm what is happening? What in your view should be done in order to bridge over this hopeless gulf between the generations, which deepens still further the cleavage in our German nationhood?

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