“Follow the evidence wherever it leads.” It’s almost the official rallying cry of intelligent design proponents.
A humble glass of water out of the kitchen faucet — nothing special there, right?
“We can detect more than a thousand problems that had to be solved in advance for life to be able to develop on Earth,” says chemist Marcos Eberlin.
I respect Coyne’s position, but, lacking his faith, I interpret this evidence more naturally as pointing to an ingenious mind.
The rule, as he explains, is arbitrary. True, the designing agent inferred by ID theory is not directly observable, but neither are the elementary particles.