Their review pretty much completely misses the mark. Nonetheless, it is a good illustration of how sincere-yet-perplexed professional evolutionary biologists view the data.
French philosopher René Descartes conceived of living things as complex machines, a concept now known as the “machine metaphor.”
There’s no danger of computers ruling us, but there is a peril in employing them to greatly magnify the impact of our own errors.
As Denyse O’Leary asks, “Why is it comparatively easy to develop a program to play chess, as opposed to teaching a robot to walk freely?”
Darwin’s evolutionary mechanism is just a blunt recipe, an algorithm, and it can only select what is immediately functional.