As the pioneering chemical evolutionary theorist Alexander Oparin put it, “The problem of the nature of life and the problem of its origin have become inseparable.”
Let us give some thought to the Y chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster, that engaging fly which is the bond-servant of genetics.
Certainly, in a context of global anxiety, this is a subject that needs to be approached with sensitivity and humility.
The measures being taken against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic owe nothing to evolutionary theory.
Genomics has come a long way since the central dogma and junk DNA. If you expect to find reasons for things, you often do find them.