An example of how a preoccupation with evolutionary theory can divert attention from some of the most interesting aspects of heredity and development.
British biologists dust off a moth-eaten myth: that peppered moths prove Darwinian evolution.
“I’m right, and I don’t have to argue this point any more. Fossils. Fossils. Fossils. I win.”
Although DNA is involved in specifying the amino acid sequences of proteins, other sources of information are needed to specify the three-dimensional structure of the embryo.
Picture an Ouroboros, the alchemical symbol of a snake with its own tail in its mouth. Do you get the feeling that Darwinian “logic” is taking us nowhere?