Epidemiology, to which Darwinism is a “narrative gloss,” is an old and vigorous science.
If computer scientists build systems like that, and life at the DNA level also incorporates them, for the very same reasons, that’s rather suggestive.
What atheists and materialists can’t explain is why this fitness is so special, so unforgivingly precise and intricate, at every stage on the journey to us.
“Consider the toothpicks. If we drop them on the ground and let them scatter randomly, they will have no shape and will thus be uninformative.”
The evolution of many complex traits, such as echo location in whales, requires the modification or creation of numerous proteins, physical structures, and neural connections.