A reader asks, “I was just wondering why some fellows at Discovery believe in ID but still hold to common descent.“
The standard evolutionary model is incapable of driving major transformations such as a fish evolving into an amphibian.
The design inference is obvious but often implicit, because explicit acknowledgement of design in biology carries with it substantial career risk.
The “selectivity filters” in membrane channels of living cells are able to discriminate between very similar molecules or atoms using complex mechanisms.
Lents studies rotting corpses and household plants. He might not know much about (living) human physiology.