Whatever Ardi was, everyone agrees the fossils was initially badly crushed and needed extensive reconstruction.
Purported examples of poor design usually represent opinions resulting from armchair critics’ limited understanding of the technical literature.
An anthropologist writes that the evolution of bipedal-walking primates was primarily caused by the shifting of select bones and muscles in the pelvis.
He has a different take on imperfection, one more optimistic than one might expect from someone who writes about what’s wrong with us.
Beauty does not come from randomness. It is beauty, not ugliness that must be explained.