If one insists on and is committed to naturalism, then naturalistic, evolutionary, explanations are what you will find.
Materialist philosopher Joseph Carter denies the existence of teleology in nature, but he is mistaken.
Aristotelian teleology is, as Joseph Carter points out, manifested by order in nature. More precisely, teleology is consistency: natural processes tend to consistent ends.
Carroll, a cosmologist and physicist specializing in general relativity and cosmology at Caltech, is highly regarded by the New Atheist community.
Materialism is an impoverished perspective on nature, and it creates, rather than solves, problems in metaphysics and science.
Here’s a fair question: Why do I prattle on so much about scholastic philosophy? Of what genuine relevance is it to intelligent design?
Writing here yesterday, I pointed out the problems with materialist metaphysics.
This odious stuff never ends.
Materialists believe that, in the end, we are only so many carbon molecules, signifying nothing.
Suppose I were to place a small diamond just below the surface of the sand in the Sahara Desert, and you were to set out to find it.