Evans et al. (2021) seem to have been well aware of the circular reasoning in their argument.
Evolutionists do not mind if selection goes forward, backward, up, down or sideways, as long as Darwin’s honor is maintained.
You really cannot understand debates about evolution without appreciating the ego — the male ego in particular, you could argue — that is involved.
The notion that many genes would be required for the Cambrian explosion may seem unsurprising — what is surprising is that anyone would challenge the idea.
Viewing the brain as a computer, for example, obscures many things about the brain and the mind that exceed computers, both quantitatively and qualitatively.