Cells have perfected action at a distance: not by magic, but by control of distant sites through carefully arranged functional intermediates.
At a couple of points in episode 1, Neil deGrasse Tyson employs the “Book of Nature” metaphor, but he never gives its proper historical context. It’s actually a Christian concept.
“Coevolutionary processes cannot drive macroevolution,” explains Dr. Miller. “Again it requires intelligent design.”
Biologists often claim that coevolutionary interactions, as with bees and flowers, can alter the fitness landscape to drive evolutionary changes.