Fans of H. G. Wells are probably familiar with his 1904 short story, “The Country of the Blind.”
Darwinism is supposed to be a universal theory about biological diversity advancing through reproduction. Could such a basic observation be beyond its scope?
We transcend the strictly material forces that spur natural selection. We, alone in the known universe, are moral beings.
Did evolutionary scientists not understand these things already?
Perhaps in ten years we’ll be having this conversation again — and perhaps at that time the Smithsonian Institution will give us all a more objective analysis of the evidence.