The Daily Debate: “Cultural evolution has replaced biological evolution as the driving force of change.”

Eye Now, after some three billion years, the Darwinian era is over. The epoch of species competition came to an end about 10 thousand years ago when a single species, Homo sapiens, began to dominate and reorganize the . Since that time, cultural evolution has replaced biological evolution as the driving force of change.

Freeman Dyson  -professor emeritus of physics at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

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