One takeaway is that, despite assurances to the contrary, modern evolutionary theory is not easily separated from malign currents in American history, currently exemplified by the Alt-right.
One of the rewarding experiences that go with creating a film is doing live screenings and being able to interact in a personal way with viewers during Q&A.
I love taking part in post-screening discussions of my films because I get to hear and learn from perspectives different from my own.
“Science is a wonderful thing, but human zoos, scientific racism, and eugenics were shocking betrayals of science.”
Having ourselves turned into dirt — or worse — reflects at least an implied philosophical view that it doesn’t ultimately matter that we ever existed.