Big brain evolution (Evolution)

by David Turell @, Monday, January 08, 2018, 21:14 (1053 days ago) @ dhw

dhw: What we do not know is the spark that lit the fuse for this chain reaction. That, however, would be the only instance of “serendipity” – productive good luck, in contrast to the bad luck that has left 99% of species extinct. Variability within species is enough to explain why some groups of primates remained the same while others advanced. And there is no exclusion of the God theory, since this is a very late chapter in life’s his

I have read through this reasoning and still disagree. I'm convinced God wanted sapiens and took his time doing it through a delilberate process of evolution in which he proveided the advances. A smaller cortex cannot know what it cannot think of until its brain is larger and more complex.

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