Category Archives: Meaning of Life – Evolution

Cosmic Evolution, Transhumanism, and the Meaning of Life

Cosmic Evolution and the Meaning of Life 

Earlier this year I published a piece in Scientia Salon entitled “Cosmic Evolution and the Meaning of Life.” Then a few days ago I wrote about my friend Larry Rifkin’s beautiful video about evolution and the meaning of life. Continue reading Cosmic Evolution, Transhumanism, and the Meaning of Life

Cosmic Evolution and the Meaning of Life

(This essay was reprinted in Scientia Salon; Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies; High Existence, and Humanity+ Magazine)

Are there trends in evolution — cosmic, biological, and cultural — that support the claim that life is meaningful, or is becoming meaningful, or is becoming increasingly meaningful? Continue reading Cosmic Evolution and the Meaning of Life

Julian Huxley, Evolution and Meaning

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