Granted, scientism can aid and abet evil. Its tendency to do so is predictable. In its blindness it harms and humiliates.
A chemist-turned-philosopher, J.P. Moreland approaches the intersection of science and worldviews with a love and respect for both.
Think, for example, of the late Stephen Hawking and how his fevered pronouncements in his final years were received.
As for criticism that ID is a “God of the Gaps” argument, Michael Chaberek urges Thomists to consider where that complaint leads.
“The real worry,” Dembski says, “isn’t that we’ll raise machines to our level, but that we’ll lower humanity to the level of machines.”