But the really interesting find here is palaeobiologist Simon Conway Morris on how dinosaurs might have evolved into humanlike creatures:
Conway Morris almost sounds like an ID theorist. No wonder the BBC had to bring a bunch of people on toward the very end to imply that he is an idiot.
Conway Morris is a prominent proponent of convergent evolution — from very different starting points, life navigates to similar solutions. There asre only so many solutions to basic survival problems that actually work, which is why very different life forms converge on the same ones.News, “Could the dinosaurs have had a now-lost civilization?” at Mind Matters News
Takehome: Prominent Cambridge palaeobiologist Simon Conway Morris thinks that, had the dinosaurs not been wiped out, they would have developed human-like intelligence.