A key idea in the theory of ID is specification, or matching a pattern. Specified, complex information is a hallmark of intelligent activity.
We are nearing a half-century since Eigen wrote about this paradox, and it “still challenges theoretical biologists.”
It’s not too often you see a denser collation of cliché taunts directed at intelligent design.
Immediately you know these structures were designed. How should you know that? How did the scientists know that?
Shapiro accepts the idea of evolution, but he also appreciates that intelligent design is ultimately a way of understanding evolution, the mechanism that drives it.