Is Life ultimately Meaningful?
All my life I struggled to stretch my mind to the breaking point, until it began to creak, in order to create a great thought which might be able to give a new meaning to life, a new meaning to death, and to console mankind. ~ Nikos Kazantzakis Continue reading The Meaning and Purpose of Life
Now that we have examined grand evolutionary visions in previous posts about Teilhard, Huxley and Wilson we can draw some tentative conclusions. Continue reading Evolutionary Visions
Edward O. Wilson (1929 – ) is a biologist, theorist, naturalist, and two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author for general non-fiction. He is the father of sociobiology Continue reading E. O. Wilson and the Evolutionary Epic
Sir Julian Huxley (1887–1975) was an English evolutionary biologist, humanist and internationalist. He was a leading figure in the mid-twentieth century evolutionary synthesis which united Darwinian natural selection and Mendelian genetics—one of the great scientific achievements of all time. Continue reading Julian Huxley, Evolution and Meaning