Evolutionary scientists have had 160 years to figure out this dilemma.
I respect Coyne’s position, but, lacking his faith, I interpret this evidence more naturally as pointing to an ingenious mind.
What if there is genuine directionality in mutation? An important paper addresses the subject.
Their review pretty much completely misses the mark. Nonetheless, it is a good illustration of how sincere-yet-perplexed professional evolutionary biologists view the data.
There is increasing wind in the sails of everything-deserves-rights advocacy.