The design inference is obvious but often implicit, because explicit acknowledgement of design in biology carries with it substantial career risk.
ʻOumuamua is a fascinating object, and certainly deserves further investigation. How could we discern design from non-design?
A focus on power, to the neglect of wisdom, is fine, as long as it is recognized that mechanical philosophy is incomplete.
Andrew Berry, the Harvard biologist who conducts a Darwin pilgrimage each year for undergraduates to Darwin-related sites in England, responds to my recent post.
Father Michael Chaberek helped me (a passionate but amateur Thomist!) understand an issue that perplexed me for years.