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Would you ingest a new chemical compound just because some scientist says he thinks it is "plausible" that it could cure your gout?

Wouldn't you require a little more scientific approach, say testing (at minimum), and a thorough understanding of the chemical interactions of the compound and the cells in your body (at best)?

Let's not forget that evolution is the default position already. It is a hugely successful and well-confirmed theory for many different reasons. It is the rule, not the exception, and even Behe wouldn't disagree with this.

That we're all descended from a common ancestor is seriously not disputed by just about any serious scientist, including Behe.

The idea that evolution works everywhere else but is impossible in a few special cases, which therefore require the use of (unobserved) supernatural forces, is the extraordinary claim.

Why is "scaffolding" and the like given such a huge pass? Why is scaffolding (which to my knowledge has no observed evidence)

The loss of useless parts is observed, as Joe pointed out. That's all scaffolding is.
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