Intelligent designÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s place at the table:
Intelligent design is the scientific pursuit of understanding patterns in nature, its proponents say.
By Julia C. Keller
. . . . That the complexity of nature argues for a designer is not a revolutionary idea, said Ronald Numbers, a historian of science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Numbers added that for the general public, the concept of GodÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s design in nature is a no-brainer. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Ninety percent of Americans are theists. TheyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re able to draw on a huge reservoir in a popular belief of a designer God,Ã¢â‚¬Â he said. . . .