Ruth Marcus sees the eugenics danger with which we are presented — and doesn’t care.
Continuity with our species does not provide any protection at all. This is because the evolutionary process cannot confer any value on humans — or any other species.
This is an excellent move, a very visible and enthusiastic support for human exceptionalism and equal moral worth.
Why does the evolution debate matter so intensely?
Imagine feeling the need to justify your existence before a Congressional subcommittee.