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Has technology accelerated human evolution?

my question is based on my observations of events that have happened in my own lifetime,we went from conventional warfare to atomic bombs ,we went from party line telephones to blue tooth, we went from the encyclopedia to ipads,we went from maps to gps,we went from libraries to kindle,we went from Sunday dinner to Mc Donalds,we went from radio to 50"flat screen 3d television,skype,electric cars,and we put a man on the moon.All of this in one life time.what use to take millions of years to happen,. is now happening in generations.I watch little kids walking towards doors they dont stop because they know its going to open,young children using computers to write and draw.I guess my question is,am I right in thinking that human evolution is accelerating.


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  • Jul 23 2012: The whole "cyborg" movement I think plays a huge part in this discussion. A human with a pacemaker i believe is no longer is definitely an evolved human in the least. Even though it is not a naturally evolved part of the body it was still developed an implanted by our species.
    • Jul 24 2012: hips,knees,shoulders,teeth,trans planted organs,we're just not the humans we use to be

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