The secret is to restrict one’s explanations for life to unguided natural events. Once that decision has been made, everything else flows deductively from it.
The antiseptic properties of natural honey are getting more attention as antibiotic-resistant bacteria proliferate.
The unique powers of cells — their “demonic catalytic powers” — and their fitness to play their unique role as the building blocks of all life are a wonder.
Are there rumblings of discontent? Is it getting safer to question the claims of conventional neo-Darwinism?
Evolution is good at creating niche advantages by breaking things; it isn’t good at building fundamentally novel forms.