There is a tendency to sanctify the medical profession, with the white coat serving as an icon of wisdom, compassion, and morality.
From an design perspective, there is no compelling reason to think that CRISPR gene editing will constitute an enhancement tool for building superior humans.
“There can’t be any question about what they meant. Remember, this is a zoology class. Evolution is taught.”
Species are surrounded by other species (often sharing the same body), and therefore may interfere with one another’s fitness.
Darwin was unquestionably a racist, arguing that civilization would advance even at the cost of inevitable racial extermination.