When it comes to claims of the “nearly unanimous” acceptance of Darwinian evolution, mere assertion cannot stand as fact.
“How many other scientific disciplines have utterly failed to explain the salient phenomenon of the system they study?” I can think of one.
It is possible that there is no surviving evidence anywhere on Earth of our planet’s first life.
Here’s another “incredibly fortunate” thing about the Cambrian explosion and about evolution generally.
Astrobiologists think they may have found where life came from — cyanide in meteorites!