Just for a little while turn off the PBS science narrator in your head. Why should there be beauty? What is it for?
The greatest engine of atheism in modern times — Darwin’s theory — is nothing more than a bastardization of the strongest philosophical argument for God’s existence.
The ease of ascribing beauty to intelligent design contrasts with the impossibility of explaining its origin by material causes.
Not all humans can be concert pianists. Some humans can’t speak or get out of a wheelchair or remember their daughter’s name anymore. Here we enter into moral and ethical issues.
All of this calls to mind a comment from biologist John Mattick, a critic of the junk DNA paradigm.