Watched by a million people this week, Meyer in these 5 minutes does a superbly lucid job of explaining why scientists who doubt the standard evolutionary story are “appropriately skeptical.”
I can describe anything you like in whatever detail you like, but you can’t know whether it exists or not merely by its description.
The design we infer in nature is an insight we abstract from our senses, but the inference itself is acquired by our reason.
Because the challenge is perennial, and because we’re not all philosophers, it’s good to come back to it from time to time.
Sir David Attenborough, an agnostic, invokes a rather nice metaphor about a termite mound.