“Wilson is — if his worldview is correct — just as much living a lie as those religionists that he castigates.”
A view open to intelligent design can follow the evidence freely. It does not require a particular narrative of how humanity arose.
What about the multiverse to explain the fine tuning of the laws and constants of physics? It is a solution of sorts, but it comes at a tremendous cost.
No one in the intelligent design research community could have said this with greater punch.
It had not occurred to me that anyone would see the beginning of the universe as a challenge to their faith, but evidently some do.