Author: Michael Shermer
One Last Word on Alfred Russel Wallace, Intelligent Design — and Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Any sufficiently advanced extraterrestrial intelligence would be indistinguishable from God.
The Natural and the Supernatural: Alfred Russel Wallace and the Nature of Science
The reason scientists do not take seriously the claims of Intelligent Design theorists today is the same reason that scientists did not take seriously Wallace’s speculations about an “overarching intelligence.”
Alfred Russel Wallace Was a Hyper-Evolutionist, Not an Intelligent Design Creationist
In Wallace’s science there is no supernatural. There is only the natural and unexplained phenomenon yet to be incorporated into the natural sciences.