Mr. Brown appears to have waded a little distance into the design debate. Will he go further?
“[C]odes do not occur naturally in the world….Codes are the deliberate inventions of intelligent consciousness.”
Although DNA is involved in specifying the amino acid sequences of proteins, other sources of information are needed to specify the three-dimensional structure of the embryo.
An unexpected defender of Johnson emerged. He was University of Chicago paleontologist David Raup.
Fox acknowledges what philosopher Thomas Nagel calls the “fiendishly difficult problem” of the origin of life, but he seems to think that, given time, we’ll sort it all out.