Although the case for intelligent design depends upon scientific evidence and methods of reasoning, it may well have larger theistic implications.
The ideas of Ernst Haeckel, in his youth a hardline Darwinian materialist, were to evolve to a surprising degree.
Atheists commonly assert that there is a profound dichotomy between faith and reason.
As is the case with the Biblical parables of Jesus, this one is entirely self-explanatory and needs no further comment from myself.
Charles Darwin himself exemplified the Argument from Pique, alluded to in past entries in this series, to a tee.