Lombroso’s ideas were quack science. But they were taken seriously by criminologists and public officials around the world until they were debunked.
Perhaps this organism had four legs. Perhaps it had flippers. Perhaps it was closely related to whales. Perhaps it has nothing to do with whales.
There is more going on in biology than is dreamt of in materialist philosophy.
I promised last year to follow up on more alleged Ediacaran animals. Now is a good moment to come back to this, with a new study having just been published in the journal Nature Communications.