Archive for December, 2003

Myth, Religion, and Human Evolutionary Biology

Monday, December 15th, 2003

Somewhere in the distant past, in search of the ultimate survival strategy, humanity struck out on a path different from that of our animal friends, evolving from creatures ruled by instinct to creatures ruled by culture. This deviation from the animal norm is known as the human experiment, and the jury is still out as to its success. For, given the choices we are making and the direction we are taking, we may go the way of the dinosaurs.