Epigenetics and the Ideology of ‘Nature’ versus ‘Nurture’

by Shea Robison (@EpigeneticsGuy) As discussed in a previous post and in this conference paper on epigenetics and the causal narratives of obesity, there are important congruencies between causal narratives (i.e., stories about why things do or do not happen) and ideology. These congruencies explain why ideological conservatives tend to prefer narratives of individual responsibility while liberals prefer … Continue reading Epigenetics and the Ideology of ‘Nature’ versus ‘Nurture’