Re: The Real Place of Fuzziness in Anthropology

Bryant (
15 Aug 1996 09:30:37 -0600

In article <>,
Joel and Lynn Gazis-Sax <> wrote:
>Bryant wrote:
>> How profound. Tell me, Joel: if I argue that an organism is,
>> developmentally speaking, simultaneously 100% genetically determined and
>> 100% environmentally determined, would you disagree?
>Still eating aborted fetuses, Bryant? Thought so!

Alright, sure, Joel, whatever. But I was trying to make a point about
the futility of partitioning an individual's genetic and environmental
influences. Even if a genotype is poorly canalyzed for a given trait,
making its expression seemingly very variable, there's genetic involvement.