Never fear: whatever our purely hypothetical response to a purely hypothetical event, it can be reconciled with evolution.
This is an awful story but it shows how the assisted suicide movement greatly harms the culture and despairing individuals at their times of greatest vulnerability.
What if scientists found a way to awaken such patients? That may be on the way.
It’s the single dreamiest, most unsupported idea in all of science, making Darwinian evolution look like a really solid bet by comparison.
In 1982, paleontologists Niles Eldredge and Ian Tattersall noted that it is a “myth that the evolutionary histories of living beings are essentially a matter of discovery.”