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|But I do mention intelligent living things likely having been here for several billion years, so that the time scale used for all else in between is what is already used in science.|
Were there "intelligent designers" around billions of years ago then?
What do you consider to be an "intelligent designer"? Do they have to have a beard and be a he who magically zaps stuff into existence with their finger sort of thing?
No no, not with fingers. Invisible, with magic, pure and simple like it behoves a deity of some stature!
I had an excellent idea how you can help us understand this. Instead of changing "Design" to "Designer" we will instead create a new supernatural deity by changing "Select/Selection" to "Selector". Now all you have to do is present to me a "Natural Selector" deity of some stature, then I will accept your theory as being a scientific theory.
Does that sound like a highly scientific plan to you?
The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection.