Heiko Bruns: Evolutionary insights and views what was unimaginable 500 years ago, is now reality. It is therefore likely that there will be also in future new developments today are neither foreseeable nor conceivable. Heiko Bruns uses the state-of-the-art of evolutionary theory, in his book our place in the evolution to present plea for a new worldview also views of possible evolutionary developments, which require a new worldview. “Our place in the evolution plea for a new image of the world” is the title of the book by Dr. Heiko Bruns, in which he pulls the reader from the first page under the spell of an exciting and entertaining adventure journey through the evolution of the cosmos and humanity. After a successful combination of depth and breadth of the author tour de force key concepts of evolutionary theories of knowledge as well as the abuse of science reflects in particular the role of intelligence, mind, brain, consciousness and belief. Its in a holistic Approach illustrates some currently existing limits cognitive knowledge analysis carried out in terms of the place of humans in evolution. But Bruns wants to draw the reader’s thought-provoking and daring one, as he writes, cautious attempt of a view on the possible further development”.
He pleads, to be open to surprises the future evolutionary development. While the author expects no significant physical progress in the people he suspects an expansion of the sociological action for the future. In addition, he expects that the man himself will accelerate the evolution about using synthetic biology, which, for example, already is able to decode the DNA of animals (partially). In short: Bruns’ and views are fascinating and well founded at the same time. He dares to describe exciting scenarios that show the human potential for development resulting from the brilliant creativity of evolution. These new perspectives are fundamental for Bruns enough, the existing, familiar appearing worldview to question and to renew. His work for anyone who is scientifically interested in more information about the evolutionary history and try to also look at possible future developments is worth reading.