A sample from The evolving mind:
Equipped with the Intelligent Design hypothesis (calling a spade a spade) what are we to make of mad cow disease and Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease? How are we to explain the existence of transmissible diseases caused by misfolded proteins triggering other proteins to misfold, resulting in degeneration and a truly horrible death? That the Intelligent Designer has a mean streak?It's a common argument. One that I have not seen satisfactorily grappled.
That science progressively abandons religion is not a reflection of scientific prejudice but of the real-world value of religion. [Put one and one together here.]2.