Amidst a controversial national lockdown, economic ruin, and mounting intelligence evidence pointing to an origin in a Chinese lab, the coronavirus has reminded us of a number of things.
It seems obvious: humans and chimps differ markedly. But as Wesley Smith noted yesterday, it is not so obvious to the editors of Human Evolution.
Thank you to Wesley J. Smith for fighting what’s often a very lonely fight against the increasingly dehumanizing tendency in contemporary medicine.
Wesley has been fighting this fight almost single-handedly, as the media looks on in admiration at attempts to control evolution and usher in a secular New Jerusalem.
Evolutionary theory teaches the “survival of the fittest.” But caring for someone with Down Syndrome represents just the opposite way of thinking.