Evolution is cleverer than you are.

   -Evolutionary biologist
    Leslie Orgel

Intelligence is nothing but clever mental tricks that we have taught ourselves to do

   -John Lin 








The Origin of Cultures
by John Lin

Origins of Culture

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About John Lin

John Lin

John Lin, M.D. received his Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1985 before deciding to pursue a career in medicine. He was at the top of his class after completing his first two years of medical study at Dartmouth Medical School and received his doctorate in medicine from UCLA. Dr. Lin has a lifelong interest in philosophy and neuroscience, and he has presented papers at conferences in the field of machine consciousness. The Origin of Cultures is his first book. Currently he is writing his next book on evolution, creativity, and design. He lives in Los Angeles, California.