We know that Darwinian evolution has a long and sordid history of entanglement with issues of race, racism, and eugenics.
A “manifesto” in the science journal Human Evolution declares that chimpanzees and bonobos should be considered legal “persons” with legally enforceable “rights.”
Listen to the man’s own words, which cite science as playing at least some role in his thinking.
If “nature rights” laws become widespread, there will be plenty of money to pay lawyers to sue developers and resource-using enterprises into the dirt.
Discovery is getting ready to enter into a conversation with leaders in the information and technology industry, centered in Seattle.