Farina says that if you want to make “creationists’ head explode” you just have to mention that reptile scales and bird feathers are made of the same keratin.
The media campaign lead to headlines that were not content with calling the fossil a missing link but simply “THE link” or “the eighth wonder of the world.”
We’ve seen active information before in the Dawkins Weasel example. The baseline search for METHINKS IT IS LIKE A WEASEL stands no hope of success.
Those of us who find purpose in biology instead of random tinkering will not run out of material to get excited about any time soon.
Not all patterns eliminate chance in the presence of improbability. Take an arrow shot at a target.