What drives natural selection? Evolutionary forces. What are evolutionary forces? They’re what drive natural selection.
For years people cited the wiring of the vertebrate eye as evidence of “poor design” in biology.
Proponents of intelligent design would agree that biology is imperfect and biomedicine should be encouraged to cure diseases and fix problems.
I won’t recap the splendid work Emily Reeves has already done here in dissecting the TEDx talk from a scientific angle.
It truly matters that we follow the evidence to its logical end and base our research and applications on that end.