The Biological Path

“Two billion years ago, our ancestors were microbes; half-billion years ago, fish; a hundred million years ago, something like mice; ten million years ago, arboreal apes; and a million years ago, proto-humans puzzling out the taming of fire. Our evolutionary lineage is marked by mastery of change. In our times, the pace is quickening.”

–Carl Sagan

This supports the theory of Accelerating Returns proposed in Ray Kurzweil’s view of the Singularity.

Advertisements

One comment

Tell me what you think about...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s