Is There any Evidence for Intelligent Design?
This has been a hotly debated question in the media, classrooms, and many churches. According to authors like Michael Behe, there are certain structures in nature which he terms "irreducibly complex," which, he asserts, could not have evolved naturally. He gives bacterial flagellum and the eye, among others, as examples. If true, these might be evidence for Intelligent Design.
However, the vast majority of the scientific community regards Intelligent Design as psuedoscience or "junk science." The structures that Behe and others give as examples have proven evolutionary histories. For an example, watch The Evolution of the Eye video on this site. Recently at the famous Dover trial, the court held that "Professor Behe's claim for irreducible complexity has been refuted in peer-reviewed research papers and has been rejected by the scientific community at large."
To date, there has never been any evidence, agreed upon by the scientific community, to be proof of Intelligent Design.