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Intelligent design?

And now for the pseudoscientific.
The theory based, the non-specific.
Antithesis of methodical naturalism.
But not, I’m told, full on creationism.

So, you shout, what of natural selection.
The irreducible complexity connection.
What of the fit survive, the weak fail.
What of eternal life, the Holiest Grail.

Of Pandas and People, Men and Mice.
Of all the things sugar sweet and spice.
Of all things rough, textured and fine.
Look around, really, intelligent design?



Makes me think that ...

Some days you see some really arresting stuff. You just look at it and go 'what is that all about!' It happens in the universe, the world and inside businesses. You just think ... really! And, sometimes the answer is, yes, really.


Lorraine Ansell

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