Here I will address another desperate attempt to avoid a cosmic beginning, this one by astrophysicist Paul Sutter.
The critics, including Ethan Siegel, appear to see Meyer much like Voldemort in the Harry Potter series.
Cichlid and stickleback fish are two of the most iconic examples of adaption that biologists present as evidence for the plausibility of evolutionary processes.
Cichlid variation do not primarily originate from random mutations but from engineered systems.
The extent to which the authors recognize the implications of their conclusions is difficult to say.