The Epic of Evolution tells the story of our universe, of life on planet Earth and of our human journey. This story shows how you belong and provides important clues as to where we are going.
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A flourishing future belongs to those with perspective of the past.
Most people suffer from an overdramatic worldview. They think the world is much worse than it is. This leads to terrible decisions and unnecessary stress. ~ Ola Rosling, Gapminder Foundation
The stories of evolution have the power to unite all peoples. ~ Lynn Margulis and Dorian Sagan
There is grandeur in this view of life. ~ Charles Darwin
Love and imagination are human’s greatest competitive advantages.
The true evolutionary epic, retold as poetry, is as intrinsically ennobling as any religious epic. ~ Edward O. Wilson
Nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift. ~ Steven Pinker
It is said that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. But the universe is the ultimate free lunch. ~ Stephen Hawking
We are the representatives of the cosmos: we are an example of what hydrogen atoms can do, given 14 billion years of cosmic evolution. ~ Carl Sagan
Ours are the eyes and hearts of the universe.
“We start the world,” says Hans Rosling as he launches colorful animations showing human progress.
What is the state of the world for humanity? Find out with Max Roser’s elegant “OurWorld In Data.”
“As the first truly global creation story, the evolutionary epic has the potential to unite rather than to divide humanity.”
How has the theory of biological evolution changed since Darwin’s time?
The Epic of Evolution shows the power of cooperation and the power of information sharing and the flourishing of the most harmonious. The Epic of Evolution shows the story of progress from light to atoms to stars to life to humanity, to this moment! That’s cause to celebrate!
While some may say that singing songs about the Great American eclipse was corny, it was actually a beautiful opportunity to express shared enthusiasm for our place in the cosmos and our ability to predict such rare occurrences.
Do you know what percentage of children today survive the age of five? Do you know what percentage survived the age of five in the year 1800?
A Positive Sum is when one plus one is more than two. Kurzgesagt illustrates this in their fun video “A Selfish Argument for Making the World a Better Place”
People of the world are getting wealthier: Since 1990, around 130,000 people around the globe climbed out of extreme poverty, every single day!