Vertebrate eyes work reasonably well, Richard Dawkins conceded, but “it is the principle of the thing that would offend any tidy-minded engineer!”
The key lies in a triple-layered structure and a protein called osteopontin.
They argue our eyes are wired “backward,” a jerry-rigged fix compliments of blind evolution. But we now know that “backward wiring” actually improves oxygen flow.
The human eye is for seeing, whether or not it has any effect on genetics. However, this common-sense view has a problem.
Here’s how to join us for the second annual Intelligent Design Action Network Meeting, here in Seattle, October 6-7.