When critics claim that research is not permitted to detect design because that would stop science, it is they who hold science back.
Richard Dawkins predicted that “a large fraction” of our genomes has no function, because, “The true ‘purpose’ of DNA is to survive, no more and no less.”
As for the “God of the gaps” charge, the basic objection is that ID is an argument from ignorance, based upon what we don’t know.
Unsatisfied with circular evolutionary arguments and lazy reasoning, Michael Behe decided to pose his question to the real-world data.
The main evidence that Dr. Scott cites to argue that chromosomal fusions aren’t necessarily deleterious comes not from humans but from horses.