Posted: Dec 06, 2015 6:21 am
by Greyman
scott1328 wrote:The difference is that, Intelligent Design is compatible with every observation anyone could ever conceivably make; it is irrefutable in principle.

Theistic Evolutuion, in as much as it defers to the science, is refutable with respect to that science.

Which is ironic as they were intended to be the other way around.

The Theistic Evolution stance is that the science matches observation quite well, but we must still take it on faith that events had been undetectably nudged anyway.

The I.D. stance is that design is detectable and one day their researchers will refute the false science of evilnotion. One day, soon, ... soon, ... (years and still waiting) ... you'll see ... any day now ... ....