To borrow geologist Charles Lyell’s words, intelligent agency is a cause “now in operation” that can be studied in the world around us.
Imagine that you took your 4×4 truck off-roading and you returned home with the truck covered in mud.
In short, the sequences performed no new function, so no new information was created.
Novella is a prominent atheist who jumped at the chance to promote the secular creation narrative of life’s origin.
In 1953, when Watson and Crick elucidated the structure of the DNA molecule, they made a startling discovery.