Skip to content
Purposeful Universe Apr 25, 2022 1:54:11 PM < 1 min read

What Makes Humans Different From Other Animals? [VIDEO]

 

When it comes to intelligence there is a very clear distinction between what humans can do and what other animals can do, but how do we best understand that difference?

In this Veritas Forum video Brown University professor of biology, Dr. Kenneth Miller, suggests that identifying any singular function like language or morality as uniquely human is not sufficiently explanatory but that only by looking at these rational attributes collectively can we get a proper sense of the huge intelligence gap between us and them.

Video Credit: The Veritas Forum, Original Video

More biological evolution resources

avatar

Purposeful Universe

The Purposeful Universe seeks to explore and present, through award winning videos, the abundant order in nature that funnels biological systems toward increasing levels of complexity and sophistication—suggesting that human life is the purposeful outcome of a complex, ordered system.