As was said nearly four years ago, neither genes nor their derived products control any biological process: not development, not diseases (including cancer variations), not synapses, ad infinitum.* \n\nRather, all such phenomena occur through the set of dynamics that map precisely to that exhibited by ecosystems. Theoretically, empirically and logically there exists no other possibility.*\n\nTo the extent of the information available to him, Darwin was right. Aside from not being applicable, the Mendelian view is irrelevant to biology generally.\n\nThe leagues of so-called evolutionary biologists and developmental biologists -- to name two cohorts -- who hold that the so-called modern synthesis explains evolution or that "genes" do something could not be more wrong.\n\nA direct effect of this theoretical aberration is our failure to anticipate and cure cancers, not to mention many metabolic, mental and developmental diseases.\n\nIndeed, product of a strident, but misguided committee and its later arrogant supplicants, the neo-darwinian nonsense too long inflicted upon us merely substitutes a mythical "gene" for a deity. Like any flavor of deity, no device is too difficult for the "gene" to accomplish, yet "genes" do nothing.*\n\nNeo-darwinism is merely a parallel of Creationism and, more broadly, of the Newtonian mindset that recoils at the universe's complexity, the devil incarnate. For example, "selfish geners" and creationists should kiss and make up because, for all their imagined differences, they are ecomorphs of a common species.\n\n*my 2007 "On the evolution and dynamics of biological networks" _Revista di biologia/Biology Forum_ 100(1) 93-118.