Evelyn Fox Keller Quotes
The concept of genetic disease, enthusiastically appropriated by the medical sciences for complex institutional and economic reasons, represents an expansion of molecular biology far beyond its technical successes.. Today we are being told -- and judging from media accounts, are apparently coming to believe -- that what makes us human is our genes. Indeed, the very notion of "culture" as distinct from "biology" seems to have vanished.
"Nature, Nurture, and the Human Genome Project," in Daniel J. Kevles and Leroy Hood, eds. The Code of Codes: Scientific and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project. (1992)