Tales from the kingdom of smug: ID linked to government financial regulation
|June 22, 2009||Posted by O'Leary under Intelligent Design|
Commentator Tony Blankley attempts to link financial regulation with intelligent design (bad) and non-regulation with “an evolutionary process” (good).
The whole tangled metaphor reads like the guy doesn’t get it.
Whether one regulates or doesn’t regulate is intelligent design – because intelligent agents make the choice either way.
And regulation has its own evolutionary process – often, alas, it is the law of unintended consequences = the system evolves without guidance to produce unintended outcomes.
Some people should read up on ID and Darwinism before they use them as metaphors.
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