The ease of ascribing beauty to intelligent design contrasts with the impossibility of explaining its origin by material causes.
C.S. Lewis encountered an objection to his literary criticism analogous to Kevin Williamson’s and explored its underlying logic.
Software engineers are trained in design principles, and also have real experience of how complex functional systems appear and change constructively.
For English anatomist Alice Roberts, however, the human body is a “hodge-podge” of parts assembled in an “untidy” fashion “with no foresight” by evolution.
What happens down here depends a lot on what’s going on up there.