They reason backwards: Birds evolved, therefore some poorly understood mindless processes must have driven them to evolve.
Note that “peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants” is a very broad term that is not limited to human beings. Rather, it includes everything from grass, fish, and insects, to mice, snakes, and people.
Getting billions of people to stop eating meat isn’t very realistic, so some have put their hopes in lab-grown steaks made from stem cells.
Global-warming public intellectuals have warned the media that if they allow skeptics to have a voice in stories, they will boycott giving comment.
If the future of science is really at risk, then surely not debating evolution is folly.