With permission from John West and Sarah Chaffee, here is the full text of their interview with staff writer Olga Khazan.
It’s safe to say that human intimacy, at its best, surpasses that of any animal, even the most intelligent.
It seems obvious: humans and chimps differ markedly. But as Wesley Smith noted yesterday, it is not so obvious to the editors of Human Evolution.
Witt and Newcombe discuss philosophical materialism, free will, morality, and what it means to be human.
“We don’t splice our RNA the same way chimps do,” says biologist Dr. Ann Gauger, continuing a conversation with host Sarah Chaffee.