Life and the cosmos were evidently designed by a mind with the ability to look forward, toward the future, and anticipate problems which could then be addressed before they come up.
Dr. Eberlin cites the quip that “evolution hopes you don’t know chemistry.” But intelligent design hopes you do!
As others have said before me, one of the first things you notice about ID critics is the low level of most of their critiques.
Some reviews that try to make a book look bad are so ill-informed and malicious that they actually make a good book look better.
Lightning seems purely destructive, but it, like water, is essential for life.