For a certain class of journalists, practical concerns are of little consequence — or perhaps, just not as much fun to write about.
He raises a psychological question about how people come to adopt their preferred picture of reality.
Wells encourages more than a modest dose of skepticism, and gives the example of the supposed “backward wiring of the vertebrate eye” as a case in point.
Would he have achieved anything like the scientific renown and celebrity he did if he had been healthy, without the disability for which he was known?
The taproot in question is Darwinism, which “addles the mind” of the Woke elite, the “Ivy-schooled primitives,” whom Zmirak compares with cargo cults.