To evolve a protein, Douglas Axe draws a comparison to seeking out — blindfolded! — a particular atom secreted away somewhere in the Milky Way.
What if the way the culture directs us to think about our own biological origins is based on a vast, highly influential myth?
The old have failed the young. Hate-driven shootings in schools and houses of worship, rising suicide and addiction rates — these are the most dramatic indications.
As Lönnig points out, Richard Dawkins and others are at great pains to deny the connection. Why would that be?
Professor Lenski’s contrasting of the frequency versus importance of evolutionary changes is misconceived and his illustrations are inapt.