Is evolution carrying us upward to new heights of human goodness, as some have claimed?
Dr. Berlinski questions evolutionary understandings of language and expresses doubt as to what reproductive benefit could have accrued to “the first guy to master the Greek subjunctive.”
Physicist Frank Tipler, as I noted earlier today, provocatively personalizes the Singularity, the beginning point or moment from which the universe burst forth.
I had thought of the Singularity as an event, to which the universe — physical reality — traces back at the moment of the Big Bang.
Here is a myth that comes not from the past but from the future.