Question by LesterBurnham: Do you think the upward surge of mankind is due to an increase in intelligence, or an increase in people?
10.000 years ago we didnt have any of the scientific wonders that we have today.
Is this due to mankind generally becoming more intelligent, or simply due to the fact that we are many many times more people now, and hence we have more brains to work on these scientific wonders?

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Answer by Anti-theistic Atheist
both. but intelligence can be passed along, or stored in books and now on the internet . so intelligence builds up over time once we have the capability of written language.

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