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God allows persons to be imperfect in their struggle toward fuller lives . . , and there seems to be a biological analogue of this. It is a part of, not a flaw in, the creative process. (131) conclusion I draw to the end of my survey of twenty-five hundred years of the argument from design. Deliberately, I have tried to be nonjudgmental, merely telling the story of the ideas as they appeared in history. But, as I conclude, I cannot resist drawing an obvious inference from my history. Intelligent Design theorists and atheistical Darwinians cannot both be right, but they are both surely right in thinking that they are more in tune with modern evolutionary biology than are the mainstream reconcilers of science and religion.

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