Brian Miller reports that optimality is becoming a tool of prediction in biology, with more biologists returning to the use of design-based assumptions.
These examples may seem trivial, as if they were just “the way things are,” not proving anything. But this is not so.
The pharynx affords us the abilities to breathe and swallow, but it does much more. It affords the ability for speech, language, and singing.
Underlying the significant differences in brain — to say nothing of the vast difference in mind — is a genetic mystery.
A whole host of “certified geniuses” have failed to crack the human language problem, and this must count as a blow to Darwinian ideas of evolution.