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religion-friendly theory of human origins known as intelligent design

I never really got that straight.
Can intelligent design be described as a scientific theory (I know they didn`t use the word scientific in the artice, but they also don`t use it when they talk about evolution).

I thought a scientific theory has to be backed up by a lot of data and must be falsifiable? That`s clearly not the case with ID as it makes no statements about the creator.

So isn`t there a way to stop it beeing called a theory?

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 00:50:00 UTC | #179799