This is one key issue on which proponents of ID and of theistic evolution differ.
After following the discussion about evolution versus design for the past few decades, I have noticed a common trend.
The Drake equation is simply the product of a set of factors, estimating the number of active, technologically advanced, communicating civilizations in our galaxy.
Think about how this kind of reasoning relates to the intelligent design and evolution debate.
Even if you don’t know how to define life, you know it when you see it. But how?