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Despite the title, I was expecting this to be mainly a book on culture but there is only a brief chapter on memetics towards the end. It is, in fact, a book on genetics, evolution and natural selection.
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This book has it all: spaceships, politics...tea. It is also adventurous and exciting. But it almost missed the mark. In an attempt to preserve the mystery as long as possible, it loses some emotional depth and plausibility.
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