A reader asks, “I was just wondering why some fellows at Discovery believe in ID but still hold to common descent.“
If the evidence is more suggestive of a creative enterprise like software engineering, that would have major implications.
I’m reminded again that the Bradley Center’s Robert Marks, among many other distinctions, was born to podcast.
It’s worth engaging him, since Swamidass is the relatively rare critic of ID who works at tackling arguments for design in a substantive fashion.
His choice of targets for criticism and for praise have a lot more to do with his particular agenda than the defects or merits of those whom he critiques.