When you live with an ideology long enough, it can take root in your mind and have a lasting effect.
From back when I was a sophomore taking biochemistry, one particular event stands out in my memory, perhaps because it was such an odd thing.
The “selectivity filters” in membrane channels of living cells are able to discriminate between very similar molecules or atoms using complex mechanisms.
It wasn’t until Jorn Dyerberg encountered ID researchers like Michael Behe that he gave it that name.
Winston Ewert recently published a paper in BIO-Complexity suggesting that life is better explained by a dependency graph than by a phylogenetic tree.