In 2016 the late great journalist, novelist, and social commentator Tom Wolfe exposed Darwin’s unsolved riddle, or one of them anyway.
On the subject of evolution, the scientific “consensus” depends on maintaining the our forgetfulness of Charles Darwin’s great partner, rival, and challenger.
The phenomenon of convergent evolution suggests that natural selection fits better with the analogy of the engineer than it does the tinkerer.
Design with interdependent layers presents a challenge to neo-Darwinism. Natural selection is oblivious to anything but an immediate beneficial variation.
Remarkably, even Ernst Mayr was forced to tacitly acknowledge the challenge to Darwinism posed by convergence.