To Darwinians, people are just another species of animal. But when they invent models to try to explain how human animals evolve their behaviors, chaos ensues.
One of the tragic trends in thinking about evolution has been to blur the distinction between humans and animals. History warns us not to regard this lightly.
I can write those words. I understand their meaning. But I can’t comprehend such an utter rejection of human exceptionalism.
A philosopher and a bioethicist want a “Jane Goodall” to come forward as “an ambassador for rats.”
This kind of thinking drives me nuts. First, we don’t treat animals as mere things or as being akin to inanimate objects.