Darwin’s ideas have become a flashpoint in the culture, so any discussion of the science can easily become highly polarized and politicized.
The example that Professor Cristine Legare proffers is schoolyard bullying.
Transhumanists and other anti-human exceptionalists have been arguing of late that artificial-intelligence machines are destined to become so sophisticated that they will become “self-aware.”
The picture of life that biologist Scott Turner sketches in his recent book is remarkable, and not easy to fully take aboard in your mind.
The evidence of purpose and design permeate life at every level, and this evidence presents ever increasing challenges to all theories of undirected evolution.