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Selected Books by Edmund Blair Bolles

  • Galileo's Commandment: 2500 Years of Great Science Writing
  • The Ice Finders: How a Poet, a Professor, and a Politician Discovered the Ice Age
  • Einstein Defiant: Genius vs Genius in the Quantum Revolution

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This seems like a brilliant explanation for how languages behave and evolve once they exist, but it still leaves out how that first virus came into being. I don't see how this theory addresses that question.
--------------BLOGGER'S RESPONSE: Well, I don't address that here. I've been chewing the question for many years on the blog. I had meant to put a few follow ups but got distracted by other elements in my life. Perhaps I should get back to it. Thanks, Timothy, for getting on my back.

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