A Tale of Two Mountains
Does Intelligent Design Help Science Generate New Knowledge?
Intelligent Design Has Scientific Merit in Paleontology
“What one actually found was nothing but discontinuities. All species are separated from each other by bridgeless gaps; intermediates between species are not observed. … The problem was even more serious at the level of the higher categories.”1 Leading 20th Century Evolutionary Biologist Ernst Mayr Intelligent Design has scientific merit in paleontology because the history of life shows a pattern of explosions where new fossil forms come into existence without clear evolutionary precursors, concurring with design theory’s unique ability to explain the abrupt appearance of new ‘fully formed’ body plans.” Intelligent design (ID) has scientific merit in paleontology because in many instances, it can be applied to the fossil record to detect where design has occurred in the history of Read More ›