Incidentally, a few days ago I received a message from my paleobiologist colleague Dr. Ken Towe, a retired senior scientist at the Smithsonian Institution.
An email correspondent who is friendly to intelligent design (ID) recently wrote us asking how to respond to common objections to ID arguments about the Cambrian explosion.
“Many life forms with essentially new body types appeared quickly and without precursors in the Burgess Shale in Kicking Horse Valley in British Columbia.”
The formulation “crazy stuff” of course implicitly suggests that this is a pseudo-problem invented by evil and stupid creationists.
Does it really need to be pointed out that roads are designed? That where they go is designed? And that even badly laid out roads are laid out by design?