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.
This site provides resources to learn about the Epic of Evolution. It contains classroom-tested, hands-on activities for for teaching the Epic of Evolution and reviews of books, videos, and teaching aids.
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.
“The stories of evolution have the power to unite all peoples.” ~ Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan
“Everything we love and everything we see is recycled stardust. “
Karen created Time Spirals to help people envision a thriving future for themselves and the biosphere.
Biological evolution requires variation and selection. Yet how is variation introduced? Until scientists gained a clearer picture from genomics and molecular genetics, it was assumed that all variation was the result of errors, damage and accidents in...
While vacationing in the lush rainforests of Costa Rica, I realized that it was no coincidence that both Darwin and Wallace, pioneers of the theory of evolution by natural selection, had traveled extensively in the lush and biodiverse tropics. See slide show of biodiverse tropics.
Jack Butler, a social entrepreneur, executive coach, workshop leader, speaker and host of “Wisdom of the World” interviews Cathy about the Epic of Evolution.