Children before cash:

Better childcare will do more for our wellbeing than greater affluence Guardian/UK. In taking sides on the ‘nature’ vs. ‘nurture’ controversy (which sophisticated behavioral and social scientists have long since come to think of as an outmoded false dichotomy), Oliver James comes close to identifying the evolutionary biology viewpoint with a reactionary social agenda. He also uses the observation that we have yet to determine a single gene responsible for a single mental illness as arefutation of genetic determinism, the reductiveness of which specious argument I hope is clear to readers…