Natural selection is not, after all, the one natural process in the universe that can make nature run backward.
You will be astonished by how corrupt science can become when reviewers are “very, very vigilant” to protect consensus science.
Chances are, we’ve all attended a lecture, a conference, or some other event that was said to be “critical,” “momentous,” or even “life-changing.”
Aristotelian teleology is, as Joseph Carter points out, manifested by order in nature. More precisely, teleology is consistency: natural processes tend to consistent ends.