Paleontologist George Gaylord Simpson once declared that “man is the result of a purposeless and natural process that did not have him in mind.”
“Methodological naturalism is a very depressing thing to be told is the truth,” says an 18-year-old correspondent. “Your work may have saved my life.”
Rather than showing how their theory could handle the obstacle, some Darwinists are hoping to get around irreducible complexity by verbal tap dancing.
Let me tell a little story about blood clotting, Russell Doolittle, and Michael Ruse.
Behe used the common mousetrap to illustrate irreducible complexity, showing how various mechanical contrivances need all of their main parts to function.