Yeah, we may be getting smarter. Sure, science, medicine, and technology may be advancing by leaps and bounds. But none of that matters in the story of evolution. According to Sir David Attenborough, the human race has officially stopped evolving.
In the naturalist’s own words, ‘Medical advances and contraception mean mankind is no longer evolving in the same way as other animals, struggling to fit into an evolutionary niche in competition with other species’.
Well, there you go, ladies and gentlemen. We’ve written the final entry in our history of evolution as a species.