Is evolution just nature on auto-pilot?

Natural selection is nature on auto-pilot. Life evolves, heads in a direction towards survival, and does not require any deliberate adaptation within the rules of ‘selection’. It has the semblance of a self-contained system where the means for survival is available to the species without active participation. Or is that not fully representative of the situation?

When Intuition is Our First Resort

Intuition is an innate human ability to understand something instinctively without expending time developing a mental process to do so. Thanks to the pioneering work of Messrs Thaler, Sunstein, Tversky, & Kahnemann among others, cognitive biases that drive human decisions have been documented significantly since the latter part of the 20th century. Our ability to intuitContinue reading “When Intuition is Our First Resort”