From an engineering perspective, the bones of the ankle, in their complex and functional artistry, are very far from “pointless.”
A 2018 book by biologist Nathan Lents is full of complaints about our bodies. Professor Lents has been answered in detail already.
Burgess’s lecture confronts one of the most common abuses of science aimed at suppressing the evidence for design in biology.
Darwinists have been led by their philosophy to misjudge human anatomy. Lents, in his fervor, “ignores biomechanics research,” “ignores engineering research.”
Purported examples of poor design usually represent opinions resulting from armchair critics’ limited understanding of the technical literature.