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Message 144 of 144 (622178)
07-01-2011 2:06 PM

ID is based on a logical fallacy.
Intelligent Design or Irreducible Complexity is essentially an argument from incredulity. That is, I don't understand it - therefore my much "simpler explanation" must be true.
Argument from incredulity - RationalWiki
More traditionally ID, IC and their ilk is a form of "God of the Gaps." If you can't explain it, some supreme being must have done it.
God of the gaps - Wikipedia
Both "Argument from Incredulity" and "God of the Gaps" are intellectually lazy arguments.

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