A radical, optimistic exploration of how humans evolved to develop
reason, consciousness, and free will.
Lately, the most passionate advocates of the theory of evolution
seem to present it as bad news. Scientists such as Richard Dawkins,
Lawrence Krauss, and Sam Harris tell us that our most intimate
actions, thoughts, and values are mere byproducts of thousands of
generations of mindless adaptation. We are just one species among
multitudes, and... more...