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The fact that you don't have "a better answer" doesn't mean you get to make one up. Science doesn't say "This is the answer" unless it is testable, provable, and projectible.

You are making up "designed" to suit yourself. In the case of a computer, you would look for evidence, such as factories or blueprints or whatever and then conclude "design", but you would not do so because you can't think of anything else.

There are many things which science doesn't answer - yet. It doesn't therefore say, "Well, it must be the green genie" or "It must be intelligent design" or any such thing. It says "We don't know."



Science (archeology, geology, paleontology) all the time has to answer the question whether something found is the result of intelligent design (an artifact), evidence of a past lifeform (fossilised) or the outcome of natural processes not involving life. If science is undecided it doesn't mean lay people get to guess instead, since that would be an uninformed guess and not contribute to greater understanding of the world.

Undecided questions are put aside temporarily until it is possible to put forward a plausible hypothesis which can be supported or falsified by further investigation or experiments.

The existence or non-existence of God (or gods) is not falsifiable and is therefore not a scientific hypothesis. On the other hand, a claim that the world has only existed for about 6000 years is falsifiable and has been abundantly falsified by science since it is incompatible with archeological evidence, dendrochronology, radioactive dating, the extent and organisation of the universe etc.

If god is to exist, it is more reasonable to look for "him" in the relatively unchangeable features of the world, like "rules" and forces of nature. It should not be inconceivable to the religious mind that god interacts with the world by setting (or being) the rules governing everything, rather than being some kind of "person" with moods and a habit of arbitrarily interfering with the world like a child (or adult) stirring up an anthill with a stick.

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