"heredity is like the foundation of a building with all the piping in tact but none of the structure yet.. it has all the possibility but nothing has been realized and actualized... hormones are a large part of the building/realization/actualization of our lives.."
"It caught my attention that being a jeepney driver and a barker that calling for the passengers is like the connotation in Genetics that "Heredity is like a game of chance". Heredity is the transmission of characteristic from parents to offspring by code embodied in the genes in the chromosomes. The connotation is in parallel with the chance of the driver and the barker to have passenger wherein they were uncertain if there were people going to ride the jeepney or not, as for the heredity we were unsure if what would be the possible hereditary traits or characteristics one can pass to his or her progeny during mating."
"Heredity is like a cannon and obesity pulls the trigger."
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