Evolutions

Fifteen Myths That Explain Our World
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Product Number: DD37986
Released: Jun 05, 2018
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ISBN: #9781684413300
Narrator/s: Oren Harman
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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We don't think anymore, like the ancient Chinese did, that the world was hatched from an egg, or, like the Maori, that it came from the tearing apart of a love embrace. The Greeks told of a tempestuous Hera and a cunning Zeus, but we now use genes and natural selection to explain fear and desire, and physics to demystify the workings of the universe. Evolutions brings to life the latest scientific thinking on the birth of the universe and the solar system, the journey from a single cell all the way to our human minds. Reawakening our sense of wonder and terror at the world around us and within us, Oren Harman uses modern science to create new and original mythologies. Here are the earth and the moon presenting a cosmological view of motherhood, a panicking mitochondrion introducing sex and death to the world, the loneliness of consciousness emerging from the memory of an octopus, and the birth of language in evolution summoning humankind's struggle with truth. Science may not solve our existential puzzles, but like the age-old legends, its magical discoveries can help us continue the never-ending search.

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Author(s): Oren Harman
Narrator(s): Oren Harman
Product Number Z100108508
Released: Jun 05, 2018
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Publisher: Highbridge Company
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