Evolutionists are still fighting over the first animals. Each new fossil creates new questions, but there is one constant: bluffing that Darwinism is true.
The reason for the relative silence on the origin of COVID by explicit ID scientists is simple.
Design with interdependent layers presents a challenge to neo-Darwinism. Natural selection is oblivious to anything but an immediate beneficial variation.
Weighing the validity of ID, not by distorting its conclusions or imputing false intentions to it, is what evolutionary biology has largely refused to do.
Atomization is the radical isolation of each individual from every other individual. Atomization breaks the bonds that hold society in its traditional shape.