This in an age of information theory, the Cambrian explosion, and admitted large-scale stasis in evolution …?
So Slate is in a dither, which means we all have to care. Send sobs, flowers, chocolates, and heart-shaped tissue paper via the Internet immediately.
But none of this addresses the big question: Young Zack has a choice before him. He can continue to be a progressive celeb (cough!) or consider the reasons for doubting Darwin. Way harder life, but much better facts.
Question: Why would a clever young person want to spend his life fronting Darwin when nature has never co-operated? Isn’t there a better life out there?