Thought for the day

Human Guidance Systems Engineered
in the Age of Reptiles


 
20 June 2024
 
Why we often choose to believe in economic theories that take no account of human eccentricities and truly awful economic data

Human Guidance Systems Engineered - in the Age of Reptiles





“So here we stand, and walk, having arrived helter-skelter after 3.8 billion years of lineage endowed with no certain purpose beyond carrying still forward the vagaries of mutation and natural selection, erect, bipedal, bone-strutted bags of salty water led by guidance systems engineered back in the Age of Reptiles.

Quoted from Edward O. Wilson’s book “Genesis , on the deep origin of societies”.

Edward Wilson was widely recognised as one of the world’s pre-eminent biologists and naturalists.  See more data...



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