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Mark O. Martin

Truly remarkable---and I have been hammering my students with the dangers of "centrism." What we *think* we know prejudices how we look at our research, sometimes. It's easy and amusing for we microbiophiles to call most biologists eukaryocentrist chauvinists. Further, the normal point of view is oxycentric. Both of these damage the important paradigm, which is how endlessly protean the Small Masters can be.

This article is a challenge to microbiologists to avoid "colicentrism," the view that all bacteria are like E. coli!

Nice one as always, Elio! Compartmentalism is everywhere!

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