Think of cars. A Tesla and a Cadillac share many features — but of course, none of that means that Teslas blindly evolved from Cadillacs, or vice versa.
To say that a writer “opened your eyes,” and to something as profound as the design of life, is a fantastic tribute.
Darwinists easily obtain a global microphone to rant against intelligent design, while ID advocates silently gain adherents. Is it a sign of desperation?
This sort of behavior is not new. In 2004, the University of Helsinki (Finland) cancelled some scheduled talks by Discovery Institute fellows Paul Nelson and Richard Sternberg.
Leisola and Witt also discuss the well-documented pattern of scientists defending an existing paradigm even after fresh discoveries have turned against it.