Evolutionary biologist David Barash is a man on a mission. He wants to make sure that we all know we are only human, and that means we are only animal.
Truth, beauty, and goodness are abstract concepts that correspond to our deepest desires. They are not likely to have evolved by a neo-Darwinian process.
A bottleneck of two, or a first pair at our origin older than 500,000 years, is possible.
In effect, protein engineers are using the power of random change plus intelligent design to see what if anything will improve function.
How interesting and how odd, I thought. I am in Seattle. But what’s a think tank that promotes intelligent design doing in Seattle?