Obviously, these experiences point to something that is irrelevant to claims about evolution.
Nickel is an essential element in the human body, but too much is toxic. Here’s another element our planet had to provide.
I have to admit it makes me smile to think Professor Gleiser’s thoughts ahead of him.
Any of us can point to certain pivotal events in our past that need not have occurred, but did.
The Copernican Principle has been misused to imply that Earth is somehow insignificant. That is a philosophical attitude, unrelated to the science.