The fatal flaw with metaphysical vitalism was that it invariably led to circular reasoning.
Andrew Berry, the Harvard biologist who conducts a Darwin pilgrimage each year for undergraduates to Darwin-related sites in England, responds to my recent post.
Darwin still has some cachet among design advocates. In this I differ from some of my friends and colleagues.
Amoebas contain hundreds of times more DNA than humans, and this “just didn’t make sense.”