These recurrent forms extend from original “primal patterns,” much as argued by such 19th-century opponents of Darwinism as Richard Owen and Louis Agassiz.
Elemental zinc pulls together multiple themes that biologist Michael Denton writes about in his new book.
“Denton provides a scientific underpinning for a theistic humanism far beyond the nihilistic implications of so-called secular humanism,” writes Günter Bechly.
It’s a long list of things, and indeed, a long list of interdependent ensembles of prior fitness.
Scientists are making observations that add to Denton’s case, further constraining the requirements for habitability.