Kenneth Miller on Consciousness and Evolution
Despite Miller’s claims, neither human reason nor free will evolved because neither is generated by material processes.
Does a New Scientific Study Offer Evidence of Life after Death?
Maybe there is no evolutionary explanation. There is certainly no discernible natural-selection benefit.
The Mystery of Blindsight Helps Us Understand the Mind Better
Blindsight is the remarkable ability of some blind people to sense objects that they cannot actually see.
Egnor: A Couple of Problems with Ape “Spirituality”
The wish to demote, punish, and degrade ourselves this way, a neurosis special to our modern culture, is itself, ironically, a tribute to human exceptionalism.
Beyond Adaptation: The Human Brain Is Something New
Our brains have vastly more ability than is needed for survival, most notably the capacity for language and abstract thought.