17 December 2007

Interesting article by William Saletan for Slate about Cultural Selection: The evolution of evolution.

“In the beginning, there was creationism, which assumed we had never evolved.

Then came the theory of evolution through random mutation and natural selection.

Then came a new hypothesis: Once our ancestors had developed agriculture and stable societies and no longer lived at nature's mercy, human evolution had ceased. ”
Read the full article, here.

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