Several Darwinian scientists are exploring the universal power of music, reports the Boston Globe, but their explanations come up short. Music, some argue, evolved as a way for males to attract females. It can never be an approach to transcendent beauty or another noble pursuit. Herein lies the problem with Darwinian thought, says professor Carson Holloway, author of The Right Darwin: Religion, Evolution, and the Future of Democracy.
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