Being dealt four poker hands that were all royal flushes would be a very rare and special pattern, pointing to someone cheating.
Is there an empirical method to determine whether a system is the product of chance or design?
Nowhere in the animal world do we see evil that comes anywhere close to comparing with the unfortunate depths of evil displayed by humanity.
Natural selection reveals itself as not just a metaphor but a mixed one: Nature being dumb but nevertheless capable of discrimination.
Carl Sagan famously said, “I believe that the extraordinary should be pursued. But extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.”