Knowing who you are, where you came from, is a central purpose of education, and frankly not only in the humanities but in biology.
In a previous article I described how scientific training can condition some scientists’ minds to resist the evidence in nature for intelligent design.
Whenever a complex system of systems works at all, it seems counterproductive to attempt a “bad design” argument.
Imagine yourself as a graduate student doing research in one of the natural sciences.
Being unable to measure ontogenetic depth is not good news for evolutionary theory.