Burgess’s lecture confronts one of the most common abuses of science aimed at suppressing the evidence for design in biology.
Since the flagellum gets so overused in the debate between ID and Darwinism, let’s change the system. Consider the leaf hopper.
If living systems were deliberately engineered, how good an engineer was the one behind those living systems?
This sea change in perspective is rapidly accelerating progress in experimental biology.
“Life’s energy harnessing process is one big paradox. You need it before you can have it, and you can’t make it until you’ve already made it.”