Would it, in fact, be enlightening if you were to sit a Darwinist and a Darwin skeptic together for an extended period of time to talk and see what really lies at the bottom of their disagreement?
Orphan genes — genes that are present in only one species, or a group of closely related species — are of particular interest to advocates of intelligent design.
Reproduction is the most fundamental characteristic of life. We see it happen everywhere, so we may feel there is nothing “unnatural” about it.
“TE thus represents a very deep sink or depression in the landscape of theological and scientific opinion.”
It wasn’t any religious concerns, Prager explains. It was the science.