What is that “different direction” that Steve Meyer refers to? It looks less like a twilight and more like a dawn.
Literary critic M. D. Aeschliman sketches the intellectual evolution that connects Barzun with later Darwin critics. The latest is Stephen Meyer.
Only an organism of our dimensions and android design — 1.5 to 2 meters in height with arms about 1 meter-long ending in manipulative tools — can handle fire.
The changes involved in adapting a generic mammalian template into a whale are certainly not all simple, independent, single-letter changes.