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There are all sorts of changes that place in our genes and in our brains, so I think it is a little too simplistic to agree with Art's fatalistic "the genes that you were born with determine everything" viewpoint.

I'm way too late to this party, but I'd like to know why I am the *only* one in my family (brothers, parents, grandparents) who has ever strayed from the liberal plantation. Heck, half of them were/are socialists. What do you suppose happened to my brain?

Actually, I think economics was a lot of it, though I've always been more conservative than my family. Economics teaches you to think logically and to think through the whole problem - way past the point where most people stop. Economics gets you to "whose paying for this?" A question most people would like to avoid.

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