Dr. Berlinski questions evolutionary understandings of language and expresses doubt as to what reproductive benefit could have accrued to “the first guy to master the Greek subjunctive.”
If you follow the top Darwin blogs you’ll notice how eagerly and often they go in for mocking extremely marginal and daffy creationists. PZ Myers specializes in this. So too, in his books, does Richard Dawkins.
This interestingly turns Steve Meyer’s argument in Signature in the Cell on its head. Let’s assume we get the first, simple life as a free gift.