Sporadically picking through the sources in John Taylor Gatto’s Weapons of Mass Instruction.
Here’s a published excerpt from Lily E. Kay’s 1993 book, Who Wrote the Book of Life?: A History of the Genetic Code, that says he did:
The quote may also be found in Mark Zuss’ The Practice of Theoretical Curiosity.
Additionally, the quote may be found in Steven Rose’s Lifelines: Life Beyond the Genes.
Disclaimer: I lack the required knowledge to attempt to assign credibility to academics who write about the history of genetics research.
The Big Question: What do you do when you have the power to socially control a mass of people who have no idea that they are being socially controlled?
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