A reviewer for The Economist became so upset watching the movie that he goes into a (totally irrelevant) rant about chimp versus human DNA and young-earth creationism.
“It all went down the drain with Freud and Darwin. We were and still are a lost people.”
It sounds like the premise of the film holds that an eruption of biological information in the Cambrian period accounts indirectly for the functioning genome we enjoy today.
Consider the study of the movements of the keys on my keyboard as I type this. The most basic study would be of the physics of the keys.
Scientism is emerging as one of the greatest threats to humanity in the 21st century. It is a crass mistake — a logical mistake — but it has a broad appeal.