Another superb overview of so-called Intelligent Design theory:
And that’s the problem with ID: it’s simplistic. To argue that complex biological phenomena are “irreducibly complex” is to abandon the scientific quest. As Richard Dawkins, who boasts the bold professional title of Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at
, explains in The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design, Oxford University
To explain the origin of the
DNA/protein machine by invoking a supernatural Designer is to explain precisely nothing, for it leaves unexplained the origin of the Designer. You have to say something like “God was always there,” and if you allow yourself that kind of lazy way out, you might as well just say “ DNAwas always there,” or “Life was always there,” and be done with it.
By James Pinkerton at Tech Central.