Editor Explains Reasons for ‘Intelligent Design’ Article
By Michael Powell
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, August 19, 2005; Page A19
Evolutionary biologist Richard Sternberg made a fateful decision a year ago.
As editor of the hitherto obscure Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, Sternberg decided to publish a paper making the case for “intelligent design,” a controversial theory that holds that the machinery of life is so complex as to require the hand — subtle or not — of an intelligent creator.