Brain Evolution and Consciousness

Jay Smith
2 min readNov 7, 2021

Thanks to the algorithms of Medium, I lost a story I was reading in which the author states that evolutionism and an idea of the human soul are quite exclusive to one another.

The premise, as I read it, was that you could espouse one but not the other. Either you believed in evolution or you believed in the idea of humans having a soul but you couldn’t mix and mingle the two.

I wanted to throw out this “yes, but wait…” idea out there. The fact that a human brain can even contemplate the either-or premise through a self-aware consciousness should…

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