Intelligent design would become the most likely hypothesis to abductively explain the data of life’s history.
The “molecular clock” must be wrong, a study concludes. Cambrian animal ancestors are not there in the fossil record as hoped.
The idea is to recreate some of the DNA from the sequencing of frozen mammoths, and inject it into an Asian elephant egg.
Openly breaking with naturalism can get one dispatched to the gulag of intelligent design. For most scholars, that is a one-way trip to academic Siberia.
The design we infer in nature is an insight we abstract from our senses, but the inference itself is acquired by our reason.