What responses have we kept from our primitive ancestry?
According to traditional evolutionary psychologists, our modern minds function just as they would have millions of years ago. Have our social circumstances moved ahead of our brain’s ability to deal with them?
In retirement from teaching, Marilyn has been able to explore her creative side, publishing a novel, writing poetry and doing photography. If she had a life to live over, she would indulge her interest in philosophy, but since this is not likely, she organizes and has led discussions for a humanist group. At present a lay chaplain and member of a Unitarian Worship Services Committee, she enjoys planning and leading services.
About the Philosophers' Café
Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.