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Why the "aside from miracle ? Frequent occurance of miracles, visible to ALL people on earth (including James Randi) , would be just the thing that would convince me (and probably others as well) of the existence of a supernatural power.

It was a poorly worded question. I left out miracles because that would be the obvious answer. It is more a case of what, if any, empirical finding about the physical universe would lead you to the notion of an intelligent designer.

For Behe it was apparently flagella. For Dembski the information content of DNA. For Flew and Tipler it was the anthropic universe. For others it may be evidence of direction in evolution. Perhaps it would be the failure to derive a materialist explanation for consciousness or self-awareness.

Is there anything short of a direct experience with the supernatural that would lead you to intelligent design?
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