Pinker, S (1998) How the Mind Works. Allen Lane, London

p 32.

“Thoughout the book we will run into other lines of evidence that our mental organs owe their basic design to our genetic program.”

“It’s not that the claim that there is an interaction between innate structure and learning (or between heredity and environment, nature and nurture, biology and culture) is literally wrong. Rather, it falls into the category of ideas that are so bad they are not even wrong.”