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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: I think humans are a special case in evolution. For example young animals can learn from their parents and their parent from their grandparents.

    We can learn from the whole humanity history. Nobody question the previous knowledge unless we have reasonable doubts.

    Why we evolve this way if this type of evolution seems not common in nature? Why aquiring knowledge by reding make in us such a difference in evolutive terms?
    • Jul 24 2012: Efrain, there are two possible reasons for the rise of humans to this level, one is that a great power guided us all along the way,or we got lucky,I myself am kind of leaning toward the first one

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