Back in 2008, Science published an influential research article claiming evidence for a physiological basis behind differences in political views.
I respect Coyne’s position, but, lacking his faith, I interpret this evidence more naturally as pointing to an ingenious mind.
If what separates us from other animals were material in nature, material alone, then perhaps we could look to a material process for an explanation.
Things you probably didn’t even know about should arouse awe as we go about our tasks each day, and sleep each night.
The ease of ascribing beauty to intelligent design contrasts with the impossibility of explaining its origin by material causes.