While there are often many denials of Intelligent Design being “science” in any significant way, I would like to focus on only one of the arguments that I hear offered somewhat regularly. That is, that ID is a “science stopper” and hinders scientific progress. If only one instance of scientific progress can be attributed to ID, this claim is rendered false.While it seems to me that many of the “ID is not science” arguments are built on a foundation of hyper-skepticism, this argument seems particularly fallacious given that there is at least one very important example of how ID has actually advanced scientific progress.
“How is that?” you might ask. Well, as with many things related to ID, the answer revolves around DNA and the information contained within the DNA structure. It is the contention of the neo-Darwinian advocate that DNA does not have an intelligent source and was developed over a period of millions of years by unguided, natural processes.
About the author: Greg is a strong believer in Jesus Christ and is also a political analyst, author, and is the Editor-in-Chief for the National War Council. By day he is a self-employed non-emergency medical transport driver, as well as being an author and blogger. His articles are first published on Inspirational Christian Blogs, and I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Christ! His articles have been widely published on many well-known conservative websites. If you would like to republish his articles, please feel free to do so leaving all links intact and crediting the author and the website that the article appeared on.
Greg is the author of the newly released book: Spiritual Darkness is Destroying America and the Church
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