Every cosmology either has theistic implications, or ends up wrecking the basis for rational scientific investigation of nature.
Combined with the evidence of information periodically infused into biology, the observation of a start to the universe goes beyond generic intelligent design.
Lawrence Krauss and Richard Dawkins are right that the question about God’s existence is also a question about science, and can be adjudicated as such.
I have heard ID dismissed as “apologetics,” with the implication of proponents in search of evidence to support a conclusion to which they’re pre-committed.
The great physicist failed to see the implications of his own work, which may be the saddest thing of all.