Burgess’s lecture confronts one of the most common abuses of science aimed at suppressing the evidence for design in biology.
Some discriminators don’t get us very far in deciding which is the better explanation between blind evolution and intelligent design.
I will begin with an example from embryology, then turn to metabolism, and finish with the breadth of chemical space covered by the natural amino acids.
Erika DeBenedictis’s statement that “organisms are absolutely the most sophisticated machines we know of” is supported by overwhelming evidence.
The design hypothesis is not currently the consensus. However, as young scientists, we should courageously question what we are told.