Life and the cosmos were evidently designed by a mind with the ability to look forward, toward the future, and anticipate problems which could then be addressed before they come up.
It’s fine to search through random results for an outcome you’re aiming for. Just don’t call it Darwinian evolution.
The wish to demote, punish, and degrade ourselves this way, a neurosis special to our modern culture, is itself, ironically, a tribute to human exceptionalism.
Universal Darwinism is the belief that Darwin’s theory can be applied fruitfully to many scientific disciplines, not just to biology.
If what separates us from other animals were material in nature, material alone, then perhaps we could look to a material process for an explanation.