The Parable of the Unsolicited Gift…..

“The crucial point is that in creating the human brain, evolution has wildly overshot the mark… The archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest representative of homo sapiens – the Cro-Magnon man who enters the scene a hundred thousand years ago or earlier – was already endowed with a brain which in size and shape is indistinguishable from ours. But however paradoxical it sounds, he hardly made any use of that luxury organ. He remained an illiterate cave dweller and for millennium after millennium, went on manufacturing spears, bows and arrows of the same primitive type, while the organ which was to take man to the moon was already there, ready for use, inside his skull. Thus the evolution of the brain overshot the mark by a time factor of astronomical magnitude.  Continue reading