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well, i actually remember this story from class, and it makes an interesting argument - so being human wasnt hardwired into her, but once she was raised by dogs, the behavior she learned was - i think it took them a long time to teach her how to walk and eat with her hands (correct me if im actually blatantly wrong). and this only further adds to the argument that we are hardwired.  no ones saying we are hardwired by our genes when we are born, our genes act like a recipe for what we turn into, they're certainly not a blueprint of it, and it most definitely is society that does the hard wiring, making us believe that we act the way we do because 'thats the way its always been' or 'thats just the way to do it' - and these notions then limit what amount of free will we might have once had.


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