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Claim CB430:

Evolution does not explain human personality, emotions, and the human mind in general, which make man distinct from animals.


Morris, John D., 2003. Is man a "higher" animal? Acts & Facts 32(7) (July), d.


  1. Once the brain and consciousness have evolved, emotions, personality, and mind may be unavoidable. They certainly have selective advantage. Emotions serve to motivate us. And people without personality tend not to get laid.

  2. People who have had pets know that cats, dogs, even birds also exhibit emotions and personality.

Further Reading:

Konner, Melvin, 2002. The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit, New York: Henry Holt and Co.
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