I have long believed that “being alive” is the fundamental predicate to possessing even rudimentary intrinsic moral value.
“If you actually believe we evolved out of the primordial soup and through happenstance got here, by accident, then our lives literally have no meaning.”
Even James Lovelock, who created Gaia Theory, now worries that environmentalism has become a religion.
You are more likely to hear proponents of intelligent design being chastised even by media that ought to know better.
What complexity there is in our water cycle, which brings life to many organisms and at the same time replenishes and renews itself.