[lbo-talk] the hard-wired metaphor

Miles Jackson cqmv at pdx.edu
Sun Aug 7 18:46:48 PDT 2011

// ravi wrote:
> So, if someone were to say the circadian rhythm, or the language
> “instinct”, are “soft-wired” you would have no problem with it? “Soft
> wired” to mean that it ain’t changing in my brain, but perhaps in a
> future descendant’s version of a brain?
> —ravi

In my view, the "wired" metaphor is misleading, no matter how it's finessed.


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