A study in PNAS has gotten tons of affectionate press, probably because puppies are so darned cute.
Pointing out the review’s many failings will be the work of multiple articles. Let’s start by zeroing in on just one segment.
One of most popular attempts at explaining the flagellum via cooption was developed by Nicholas Matzke.
About the movement of organelles: There are molecular motor proteins that haul them around!
Philosophical questions like who we are and where we came from are surely worth considering. But nothing in these documents will bring students closer to being able to do so in an informed manner.