They also answer logical challenges directed at intelligent design theory and highlight crucial problems with thinking that science thrives best on its own.
For Ruse, “Darwin is like Moses” who “led his children [himself among them] to the Promised Land but never got there himself.”
Getting ID theory right instead of criticizing a made-up straw man would be a good start.
Mark Vernon has mistaken a narrow deism for theism and then charged theists with blasphemy for considering God free to act within the created order.
If I gave you 15 seconds you could come up with a pat evolutionary just-so story to account for this, speculating on what reproductive advantage it serves.