It’s hot out. Be glad that you’re a human being, and not some other kind of mammal.
No doubt evolutionary psychologists could a tell a story to explain this. They always can. Something about tribes of hunter-gatherers.
Following Darwin, with an assist from Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin, Ken Miller proposes that human reason, consciousness, etc. are exaptations, or “spandrels.”
Get a glimpse at 7:30 pm as we live-stream Discovery Institute’s launch of the new Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence.
On Independence Day, it’s appropriate to review the sources of our rights as citizens.