Francis Schaeffer described what he called the “line of despair,” an assumption that faith and reason are separated from each other permanently.
Design advocates have the advantage of looking at both sides of the origins debate.
Many of the oft-cited examples of evolution in action involve devolution.
“Should materialism be enforced, or are we, as scientists, willing to allow an intelligent designer through the door?”
They argue our eyes are wired “backward,” a jerry-rigged fix compliments of blind evolution. But we now know that “backward wiring” actually improves oxygen flow.