The earliest chordate in the Lower Cambrian is now shown to be a full-gilled vertebrate fish.
If real, design is a datum of nature, like it or not. Bad philosophies of science, like materialism, need to get out of the way.
Is matter all there is in the universe? Or is there a purpose and design to life?
Marks is an evolutionary biologist/anthropologist at the University of North Carolina, and an uncommonly plain speaker and writer.