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Humanity’s Evolutionary Destiny

A Darwinian Perspective

Seymour W. Itzkoff

Humans are biological creatures first. Culture is an expression of our brain and neurological function. Intelligence is the key to the flourishing of the human super-species. Humanity has reached the point where two sub-species are now competing within the earthly ecology. These are not defined by any of the existing racial categories, rather, intellectual and cultural behavior. They can be symbolized as Homo sapiens and Homo sapiens sapiens.
In evolutionary history, no two sub-species have ever been able to cohabit a limited ecology. The outcome of this inherent selective conflict is written in the history of the human genus Homo, that is, the successive increases in brain size and intelligence and the disappearance of earlier, less corticalized forms of Homo. Civilization will eventually be shaped by the domination of Homo sapiens sapiens.
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Chapter 18. Catastrophe, Renewal, and Law


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Irrational Centuries

It takes great catastrophes over time to break the back of an entrenched cultural/civilizational/ideological model of life. It has happened many times. In recent history the world community has experienced the cancer of egalitarian/totalitarian visions of social existence in which ideology linked to modern technologies of national power has precipitated incomparably bloody wars and horrific genocides, concluding with one of the great stains against the sanity of the human race, the German Nazi initiation of the Holocaust. Here we saw the systematic and intentional destruction of over six million of Europe’s finest Cro-Magnon-like minds, the European Jews.

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