He compares design in evolution to human creativity, and concedes that his ideas about ID may not be consistent with traditional theism.
Some scientists respond, “Well, there must be an enormous number of universes and each one is a little different. This one just happened to turn out right.”
Whether the context is Wikipedia or the academic scene on the Iberian Peninsula, the scientific “consensus” on ID is maintained by shutting down debate and silencing scholarship.
In case you wondered if Townes’s comment on intelligent design was just a stray remark not representative of his general thinking, read on.
Dr. Townes compared ID’s scientific credibility, which he said appears to be “quite real,” with “fantastic” speculations about a multiverse.