I promised last year to follow up on more alleged Ediacaran animals. Now is a good moment to come back to this, with a new study having just been published in the journal Nature Communications.
A few days ago a sensational new paleontological discovery made headlines around the globe.
The issue is known as “animal standing,” and activists want to let beasts sue in court to “break the species barrier.”
Per the reader’s request, I asked Michael Egnor to “defend the reality of objectively real morals.”
This was a remarkably cross-disciplinary dialogue among physicists, chemists, biologists, neuroscientists, machine learning researchers, as well as philosophers and historians of science.