Genetics as it applies to evolution, molecular biology, and medical aspects.
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I was asked if instincts are inherited. Doesn't this go along with Lamarck's ideas which have been pretty much refused? In other words, tests to prove Lamarcks ideas do not give positive results.
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Instincts, also known are fixed action patterns, are by definition genetic. You don't learn them, so they're not Lamarkian, and any learned variants don't get passed on - well, they do, memetically, but memes are Lamarkian.
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There's been some debate on this issue, but most evidence indicates that instincts are genetic. That would make them Darwinian, not Lamarckian.
Generally speaking, the more people talk about "being saved," the further away they actually are from true salvation.
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