If I gave you 15 seconds you could come up with a pat evolutionary just-so story to account for this, speculating on what reproductive advantage it serves.
A gold rush makes sense. But a copper rush? Not so much. And yet, perhaps there is more to gold than aesthetics.
Protests are convulsing Louisville, KY, over the death of Breonna Taylor. How is the legacy of scientific racism reflected in today’s unrest?
As Stephen Meyer puts it here, “When life leaves, we don’t exactly know what’s left, but we know something left and it’s not just the physical.”
That’s the “new path” I’d recommended, as a counter to the prevailing pessimism of our culture.