They reason backwards: Birds evolved, therefore some poorly understood mindless processes must have driven them to evolve.
Don’t kick sand in the face of a wildebeest by joking that it looks like it was made by a committee. It might flex its muscles and charge.
The orderly pattern of biogeographic distribution of plants and animals was one of the lines of evidence that Charles Darwin mentioned in support of his theory.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if half a million destitute children could be saved each year from blindness or death from Vitamin A deficiency?
The Seminars have consistently borne great fruit. Graduate students, post-docs, even faculty are now doing research on intelligent design that will have an impact someday.