A key idea in the theory of ID is specification, or matching a pattern. Specified, complex information is a hallmark of intelligent activity.
A paper likens the proteome to a language with a “quasi-universal grammar” possessing the minimum complexity necessary to function as a cell.
If what separates us from other animals were material in nature, material alone, then perhaps we could look to a material process for an explanation.
Not all humans can be concert pianists. Some humans can’t speak or get out of a wheelchair or remember their daughter’s name anymore. Here we enter into moral and ethical issues.
Evolutionary biologist David Barash is a man on a mission. He wants to make sure that we all know we are only human, and that means we are only animal.