It is basically the denial of human exceptionalism. That is, it is hatred of man, in practically every way imaginable.
In 1884, English clergyman Edwin A. Abbott published a work of scientific and mathematical fantasy.
I was part of the creative team behind the project. So what is the idea behind that masked hacker, anyhow?
Staddon’s piece is topical, well written, and carefully reasoned. Coyne is of course free to disagree with Staddon’s conclusions.
There are many solid, trustworthy inferences in modern science, but there are those that are not very trustworthy at all.