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The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary edition
The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary edition | Richard Dawkins
The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. This 30th anniversary edition includes a new introduction from the author as well as the original prefaces and foreword, and extracts from early reviews. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their replication. This imaginative, powerful, and stylistically brilliant work not only brought the insights of Neo-Darwinism to a wide audience, but galvanized the biology community, generating much debate and stimulating whole new areas of research.
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... who would‘be known?

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If you‘ve ever struggled to understand evolution, claimed by some to be the most important idea ever, read this. If you still don‘t understand it, read The Blind Watchmaker. If you still don‘t get it, go and lie down in a darkened room for a while before trying again.

AlaSkaat I was just reading this today! 10mo
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A scientific masterpiece by Dawkins. Explores the evolution of life and genes to what they have become

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The Selfish Gene is a deep dive in the world of evolution on a genetic scale, advancing what Darwin theorized. At times I felt like I was in over my head, but Dawkins always does a nice job bringing the subject matter down to an understandable level. I listened to the 2011 version on Audible which was narrated by Richard and his wife, British actress Lalla Ward. This version had a new forward and two extra chapters at the end.

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Astonishing #nonfiction about evolution. #Dawkins states that driving force of evolution is not an individual or group of individuals, but the selfish gene born in a primordial soup, and since then genes construct more and more complicated survival machines, including people. Lots of examples and vivid narration make the book interesting and easy to understand. #Mustread for everyone who is interested in evolution, genes and wonders of nature!

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'We are survival machines – robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes. This is a truth which still fills me with astonishment.'
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This will be my first personal reading challenge here on Litsy!😉 May will be non-fiction month 🤓 Planning Hawking, Slingerland, Metzinger, Jaynes and Dawkins. And to finish Senlin Ascends, as well as several book club assignments. A bit ambitious, but 10-days vacation must help! 🌄
Thanks to @Jess7 for the game chart!
#readingresolutions, #maytbr

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Good place to start learning about evolution

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#TBRsomeday visualising Dawkins looking grumpy on TV lol

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I can't believe this book was #PublishedInThe1970s 😲for some reason I thought it came out in there 90s #jubilantjuly

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In contrast to the disgustingly overpriced academia books we needed for class, this was also required reading, and it probably cost less than $10, I got more out of it than any $100 textbook, I've continued to re-read and reference it post-college, and I love you, Prof. Dawkins. ❤️ #booksnotdebt