Methylation of key development genes represses their expression, and with it eye development, in this venerable icon of evolution.
This makes no sense in light of evolution.
“The origin of life is among the greatest open problems in science.”
The whole point of “fitness,” in an evolutionary context, is reproduction. One has higher “fitness” if one can have more offspring.
The problem with science, as Del Ratzsch has pointed out, is that it is done by people.