Charles Marshall at U.C. Berkeley represents establishment opinion in current evolutionary theory, and for good reason.
A couple of years ago, Professor Lents became fascinated by orphan genes, and went looking for them in the human genome.
The most valuable aspect of his case is the stimulus it provides to the question, “If non-human intelligences exist, how would we detect them?”
If this accurately reflects the argument in the primary research paper, it provides a beautiful example of common descent as axiomatically true.
Loeb’s argument represents the most salient example of risky intelligent design reasoning in mainstream science.