Insofar as Peebles’s work helps to strengthen the evidence for a cosmic beginning, it is actually part of the argument for intelligent design.
Nature is like a stack of books, sessile, until moved.
Science, the dominant way of knowing of our age, now finds itself caught between a rock and (very) hard place.
We know that Darwinian evolution has a long and sordid history of entanglement with issues of race, racism, and eugenics.
One talk focused on the fossil record, and the other on the Big Bang.