“The fine-tuning of the universe is better explained by an intelligent agent that transcends the universe, with attributes that we associate with God.”
The book would go on to spark the beginning of the modern intelligent design movement.
It’s ABD — “Anything But Design,” as Sarah Chaffee says — that is, anything but design that might leave open the door to a source of transcendent intelligence.
Darwin thought everything evolved from a simple cell by mindless chance processes. The animals don’t know that.
The complexity and sophistication of life cannot originate from non-biological matter under any scenario, over any expanse of space and time, however vast.