As Stephen Meyer puts it here, “When life leaves, we don’t exactly know what’s left, but we know something left and it’s not just the physical.”
The reason for the relative silence on the origin of COVID by explicit ID scientists is simple.
Is there evidence for intelligent human agency in COVID-19, given its structure and what is known about its emergence?
Weighing the validity of ID, not by distorting its conclusions or imputing false intentions to it, is what evolutionary biology has largely refused to do.
I will discuss the distinctive aspects of coronaviruses specifically, and review the outbreaks that have been caused by this family of viruses.