Do you feel that genes are a straitjacket? A jail cell from which there can be no escape?
Is it possible a man may evolve himself to be more than the genes he started with?
For example: a man may learn much, from others. This may be the sum of all that man will ever know.
But are there not men who may use what they have learned as a launchpad from which to attain heights far beyond that prior learning?
This is 'thought', is it not? As opposed to parroting.
A few men are able to think.
And having this ability, are they not able to transcend the known, and begin to plumb the unknown?
And in so doing, be able, possibly, to transcend thought, altogether, and enter the realm of...