Lewis’s advice seems eerily applicable to our own situation, just substitute “pandemic” for “war.”
The truth is that placing a man in the Monkey House was intended as an education for the public in Darwinian evolution.
“White Fragility” is the phrase of the moment. It refers to an unwillingness on the part of white people to admit “complicity” with racism.
Nature may not make jumps, but Carl Bergstrom sure does.
In principle, the conjoining of the many Rare Earth factors could overwhelm the available probabilistic resources and serve as evidence for Earth’s design.