Re: Patriarchy: Re: What

Stephen Barnard (
Wed, 28 Aug 1996 19:41:08 -0800

Robert Snower wrote:
> (Albert Himoe) wrote:
> >To: (Robert Snower)
> >Subject: Re: Patriarchy: Re: What
> >> The mission of culture has always been seen as the defeat of biology.
> >> Durkheim... Weber... Freud saw the
> >> biological force he called the libido
> >This is historically what was seen. Do you believe they were correct,
> >or did they have an inadequate understanding of biology?
> In what way do you think their understanding of biology was
> inadequate?

Just for one minor thing, they has no notion of DNA and, in general, the
basic mechanisms of genetics. Biology has come a long, long way since
these guys.

Steve Barnard