« on: June 22, 2007, 01:47:04 PM »
What in particular do you not understand?
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"Natural geothermal processes" is no more protected from an argument for intelligent design than anything else. Your general position therefore becomes unintelligible and trivial.
was G designed?
counterpoints have been offered and all you do is repeat the same thing over and over
Suppose further that we have no facts at all that say F is not designed.
What would such a fact look like?
I don't agree that we have to find it more reasonable than not to think F is designed until and unless we obtain countervailing evidence to the contrary. Why? Where is that rule?
I'm saying that there is another dimension to the argument than the similarity between 2 objects. Namely, how and why one of the objects was created. The truth is that if object A is modeled on the bases of F (which all man-made creations are modeled according to the rules of the natural world) it logically proves nothing about F being designed, and only about A.
But what if, there was more to it than what you could perceive? what if the sentence looked more like: "rhyqwi98atrbmhu4wbn4w219ud340esi81gn35y @)(&%h39fh983ui135u80hjf4h9tng4y 0483uty38h0hy08dwheu9gh974h24..."?
The sentence you saw was only what you could perceive, whereas, objectively, the lines of text had no thought or intent put into them.
To this first point: "likely presence of design" is highly disputable and impossible to prove.