They argue our eyes are wired “backward,” a jerry-rigged fix compliments of blind evolution. But we now know that “backward wiring” actually improves oxygen flow.
A snarky proposal, among others aimed at deflating the idea of humankind’s exceptional place in nature, suggests that our species is really misnamed.
Perhaps, humans, gorillas, and orangutans were designed based upon a common blueprint.
In addition to questions of science, debates over Darwinian theory raise a number of thorny philosophical, ethical, and theological issues.
What do we miss, as members of the public, by focusing on daily headlines rather than pulling back for the big picture sometimes?