Darwinists have most universities and media plus vast government funding on their side. What we have is more potent, though.
May I add a further observation? If you don’t mind, ID is not an “apologetic tool,” as BioLogos puts it.
On the gathering specifically of scientific knowledge, our paleontologist colleague Günter Bechly nails it.
The interesting psychological issue here turns upon the question of whether these people are deliberately lying or not.
The discovery of ETs would not undermine the case for the design of terrestrial life one bit. The situation for Darwinists is very different.