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Kent Spaulding kent at iotabits.com
Mon Dec 21 08:08:23 PST 2009


> What if the organism boundaries we assume from the phenotype aren't reflected in the genotype. i.e. what we see as distinct creatures in the movie actually share a genome.
> 
> (aside: has that concept been explored in any science fiction work?)

Not traditional sci-fi, but I think it's fair to say that _The Sparrow_ by Mary Doria Russell, explores this notion as a secondary theme.





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