Evolution and the Anthropocene: Science, Religion, and the Human Future "Evolution And The Anthropocene: Science, Religion, And The Human Future" A panel discussion of the Human Origins Broader Social Impacts Committee with guest speaker Dr. David Sloan Wilson Presented May 22, 2016, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Introduction by Dr. Jim Miller Presentation by guest speaker David Sloan Wilson Response to Presentation: Rick Potts Response to Presentation: Mary Evelyn Tucker Response to Presentation: Peter Ryan Response to Presentation: Joe Watkins How does human individuality factor into the thinking about evolution? Do we communicate symbolically with other creatures, and is human-like intelligence on other planets inevitable? How can we become more aware of the interconnectivity of life? Does the existence of nuclear weapons impede our spiritual development? How can individuals, communities, and global leadership work together to mitigate the impacts of climate change? Is there a finite point in human spiritual development?