Does Richard Dawkins believe in Intelligent Design?

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https://youtu.be/prFZTMIKOi4 If you look at the details of biochemistry molecular biology, you might find a signature of some sort of designer. In biology, I suppose it would have to be the double-helix Watson and Crick discovery of the structure of DNA which was far more than just the discovery the crystallographic work, discovering the structure all of a big molecule because what that led up to was a major revolution in which much of biology became a sort of branch of information technology. The consequence of the Watson-Crick discovery, with all that it led on to, the DNA code and the sort of various genome projects that are going on now is that genes, which from my point of view are absolutely central to biology, genes are information. They're coded…
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Scientists Speak Out About Evidence of Intelligent Design in Nature

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEps6lzWUKk&t=1s As a scientist,, microbiologist, biochemist, as a geologist, neuroscientist, physician, biologist and an engineer, I think there is overwhelming evidence for intelligent design in nature. I see intelligent design in the history of life, in the genetic code of life, in the molecular machines inside our cells. In the complexity of life, in the information embedded in living things, in the operation of the human brain and the features of the human body, in the chicken and egg causal circularity of life. As a mathematician, I see great evidence of purpose in the universe. As a molecular biologist I see evidence for design everywhere I look pretty much. Nature is incomprehensible without inference to purpose and to intelligent design.  The properties of the universe as a whole and our…
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What does Richard Dawkins think about Intelligent Design?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoncJBrrdQ8 Well then who did create the heavens and the earth? Why do you use the word “who”? You see immediately beg the question by using the word “who”. Well then how did it get created? Well, by a very slow process. Well how did it start? Nobody knows how it got started. We know the kind of event it must have been. We know the sort of event that must have happened for the origin of life. What was that? It was the origin of the first self-replicating molecule.  Right, now how did that happen? I’ve told you we don't know. So you have no idea how it started? No, nor has anyone else. What do you think is the possibility that intelligent design might turn out to be…
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Is Intelligent Design a defeated argument?

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In October 2004, the Dover Area School District of York County, Pennsylvania, changed its biology teaching curriculum to require that intelligent design be presented as an alternative to evolution theory, and that Of Pandas and People, a textbook advocating intelligent design, was to be used as a reference book. The plaintiffs successfully argued that intelligent design is a form of creationism, and that the school board policy violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. (Source: Wikipedia) The truth about the Dover Intelligent Design Trial https://youtu.be/UYcpzZF7LVo If you want the truth about the Dover intelligent design trial, don't count on getting it from PBS's program Judgment Day Intelligent Design on Trial. Their Nova show will likely spend a lot of time trying to build a…
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LEE STROBEL The Case for a Creator Full documentary

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"My road to atheism was paved by science . . . but, ironically, so was my later journey to God," Strobel says. During his academic years, Lee Strobel became convinced that God was obsolete, a belief that colored his journalism career. Science had made the idea of a Creator irrelevant--or so Strobel thought. But today science points in a different direction. A diverse and impressive body of research has increasingly supported the conclusion that the universe was intelligently designed. At the same time, Darwinism has faltered in the face of concrete facts and hard reason. Has science discovered God? At the very least, it's giving faith an immense boost, as new findings emerge about the incredible complexity of our universe. Join Strobel as he reexamines the theories that once led…
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God and mathematics

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Why do mathematics explain the physical world so well? Is it just a happy co-incidence or is there an intelligent mind behind it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJBOiZXkKu8 Why does mathematics work? Think about it. Mathematical entities like numbers, sets, and equations are non-physical and abstract. They can't cause anything, yet for some reason, the physical universe operates mathematically. As Galileo put it, "The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics." "Scientists do not use mathematics merely as a convenient way of organizing the data; they believe that mathematical relationships reflects real aspects of the physical world.  Science relies on the assumption that we live in an ordered universe that is subject to precise mathematical laws. Thus the laws of physics are all expressed as mathematical equations." For example, Pythagoras discovered…
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Is intelligent design science?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHawDCUyFSg What is science? Now the reason I am asking this is that you've regularly been saying this is a scientific argument but we have academic institutions and professional institutions around the world coming out saying intelligent design is not science. I've heard that before so there's something wrong here.  We need some clarification.  Well this is where I by the way have a colleague here. Douglas Axe is a protein chemist and molecular biologist and he directs our lab. My background is in the philosophy of science and it is the discipline of philosophy of science that addresses these questions of the definition of science. It turns out defining science is a notoriously difficult thing to do. It is a semantic debate. It's a debate about definitions and depending…
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William Paley’s watchmaker argument

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https://youtu.be/lWkp0iSeXIA A long time ago on a planet so bear, some water and dirt that mix up with the air. Some sand and some rocks to make it just right. The stage was all set in the deep of the night. A bolt of white lightning, a great deal of thunder and suddenly there was a marvelous wonder. The rocks yielded metal, the sand turned to glass and as the years flew a new thing came to pass. The metal formed gears, the glass a watch face and little by little things fell into place. The parts came together just like a good rhyme, with ticks and with tucks and with hands that tell time. A beautiful watch began ticking one day formed all by itself in a wonderful way.…
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Events of high improbability can still take place

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The video below argues that highly improbable events take place all the time. The implications of this is that we should not conclude that spontaneous generation, which are considered highly improbable events, cannot take place. There is a fundamental flaw to this logic. We are not looking at an event that took place and asking “Did it happen?” Of course it is 100% certain it did happen, once it has happened. What are are doing is putting ourselves at the time of the event, before it happened, and asking. What is the likelihood of this event occurring? Lets say there is a one-in-a-million chance of winning the lottery. Not knowing which is the winning ticket, we can only conclude that each ticket has a one-in-a-million chance of winning. We can't…
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