The simplified and misleading science, which is supposed to be so up-to-date as to merit showcasing on the National Mall, retains the element of traditional Darwinian racism.
The museum makes a big deal of Lucy. Their portrayal has many more bones than the original!
Transposable elements modify gene regulation in maize to confer drought tolerance, alter flowering time, and enable plants to grow in toxic aluminum soils.
As symbols of the perfection of human form, one might consider the Venus de Milo or Michelangelo’s David. But those don’t show the insides.
Such fallacious reasoning is ubiquitous in evolutionary thought. It is everywhere.