What Does Evolution Want?

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If there's one strand of evolutionary theory that sticks in the craw of nearly every religious believer, it's the idea that human beings are just an evolutionary accident. But what if we aren't? What if the evolution of humans, or some brainy creature like us, was inevitable once life first appeared on Earth?

In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, we'll talk with maverick paleontologist Simon Conway Morris and explore the question "What does evolution want?"