WE ARE ALL DESIGNED BY NATURAL SELECTION…

December 25th, 2017

We are shaped, as is all life, by natural selection. Thoughts and behaviors that result in our surviving the myriad of threats to our lives get coded into our DNA. Those that don’t, don’t. Millennia after our initial coding, the legacy remains and understanding how that drives our daily experiences can be informative.

Our brains are designed to, among other things, delude us. p. 4

From Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment by Robert Wright

Thinking about this sent my mind to the exploits of Charley the Australopithecine.

Previously…

Found in my electronic chapbook.

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