How odd. This video of my lecture on extrachromosomal inheritance is blowing up on YouTube — I guess The Algorithm hiccupped and is serving it to random people. That in itself isn’t very interesting, but I am amused by all the comments. It’s very existential, with people wondering “why am I here?” and just generally baffled at how this particularly video ended up in their recommendations. I wonder at this question too.
Of course, the answer to the question is easy: because a program told you to be here.
This is a blip that will quickly fade, especially since today’s topic will be maternal inheritance.