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 from the past.
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.
“As the first truly global creation story, the evolutionary epic has the potential to unite rather than to divide humanity.”
Astophysicist Eric Chaisson shows how energy flow underlies cosmic, biological and cultural evolution.
This acclaimed molecular biologist shows how biological evolution happens at the level of DNA.
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.
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”
“We start the world,” says Hans Rosling as he launches colorful animations showing human progress.
Living conditions around the world are improving. Max Roser has the data to prove it.