Our Uncertain Future as a Human Species

We are both more and less intelligent than we give ourselves credit for

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On the one hand our history is amazing. In a few thousands of years, we humans have gone from subsistence living like other animals to mechanically assisted animals capable of high speed travel and global communication, and that is largely due to our ability to use language, especially written language, to coordinate our…



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Jim Mason

I study language, cognition, and humans as social animals. You can support me by joining Medium at https://jmason37-80878.medium.com/membership