I have long believed that “being alive” is the fundamental predicate to possessing even rudimentary intrinsic moral value.
The idea that scientists are like tribal elders, to be respected and never questioned, much less smirked at (God forbid), is one possible perspective.
A peculiar habit of disassociation is widespread among many who study the brain.
Recently, there has been fuss over a working group meeting addressing the state’s evolution standards.
Our brains have vastly more ability than is needed for survival, most notably the capacity for language and abstract thought.