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.
A biologist in our network worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard. He recounted how about a quarter of the postdocs he encountered were at least sympathetic to design arguments.