Table of Contents
   Introductionp. 1
   The Cosmic Calendarp. 11
   Genes and Brainsp. 19
   The Brain and the Chariotp. 51
   Eden as a Metaphor: The Evolution of Manp. 85
   The Abstractions of Beastsp. 111
   Tales of Dim Edenp. 133
   Lovers and Madmenp. 161
   The Future Evolution of the Brainp. 197
   Knowledge is Our Destiny: Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Intelligencep. 237
   Acknowledgmentsp. 249
   Bibliographyp. 251
   Glossaryp. 261
   Indexp. 267