Darwin reports Haughton’s verdict as having been that “all that was new in there was false, and what was true was old.”
Of course, ants and other animals do not make decisions in a “conscious” manner as humans would. Instead they rely on algorithms.
Intelligent design predicts that organisms will be equipped with complex systems that can take advantage of environmental cues and respond with precision.
Celebrating the growing evidence of intelligent design can help rescue the arts from the nihilism and ugliness they have descended into in many quarters.