Staddon’s piece is topical, well written, and carefully reasoned. Coyne is of course free to disagree with Staddon’s conclusions.
Or ask the next theistic Darwin-appeaser who soothes us with the assurance that there is nothing terribly corrosive about the evolutionary perspective.
An attribute of a good sci-fi story is that it should open new vistas for the imagination while, at the same time, not requiring the reader to put up with the preposterous.
The story gushes that nature rights will restore ancient indigenous wisdom, meaning it will undermine Western civilization.
Thank you to Wesley J. Smith for fighting what’s often a very lonely fight against the increasingly dehumanizing tendency in contemporary medicine.