“Consider an analogy — suppose you’d never seen chess being played, you could, by watching a few games, infer the rules…”
“To suggest how Darwinian evolution can surf across supposed oceans of improbability, I have set up a mutation-selection demonstration.”
You can’t attack ID for identifying, but also for not identifying, the designer.
It is more than a passing irony that the very book — the Origin of Species — widely supposed to have eliminated “the supernatural” from biology, in fact keeps theology and the supernatural alive by employing theological assumptions in its key arguments.
David’s insults no doubt leave a mark. But an elegant one.