E. O. Wilson – A very Faustian choice is…

A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior…


“A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.”
-E. O. Wilson

E. O. Wilson – The essence of humanity’s spiritual…

The essence of humanity’s spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth…


“The essence of humanity’s spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?”
-E. O. Wilson

E. O. Wilson – But I feel music has…

But I feel music has a very important role in ritual activity, and that being…


“But I feel music has a very important role in ritual activity, and that being able to join in musical activity, along with dancing, could have been necessary at a very early stage of human culture.”
-E. O. Wilson

E. O. Wilson – I thought perhaps it should…

I thought perhaps it should be recognized that religious people, including fundamentalists, are quite intelligent…


“I thought perhaps it should be recognized that religious people, including fundamentalists, are quite intelligent, many of them are highly educated, and they should be treated with complete respect.”
-E. O. Wilson