From an design perspective, there is no compelling reason to think that CRISPR gene editing will constitute an enhancement tool for building superior humans.
An “engineering theory of evolution” might be one way of expressing what the ID proponents who participated in the CELS event were seeking.
Yes, he doesn’t call it “intelligent design,” of course, and I’m confident he would deny the cell is designed.
The meeting exposed the reality, hidden from the public, that leading evolutionary theorists recognize that natural selection has no real creative power.
Lawrence Krauss and Richard Dawkins are right that the question about God’s existence is also a question about science, and can be adjudicated as such.