René Descartes conceived of living things as complex machines, a concept now known as the “machine metaphor.”
They could just as well say that whatever created horses created unicorns, too.
Theodosius Dobzhansky famously wrote in 1973 that “Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution.”
Pigliucci closes by acknowledging “the abysmal state of the textbook publishing industry.”
A fraud is a fraud regardless of who discovered it, and if evolutionary biologists discovered it, then good for them.