Reading Makia Freeman's arguments at a glance explains why the theory is so attractive. It appeals to emotional thinking. She comes across as a hard core materialist with no knowledge of even the basics of molecular biology- a topic that confronts you with the complexity of this reality and possibility of non-material realms. To acquire the basics of molecular biology requires effort, but the topic is still approachable by the lay reader. Those of you who find this information attractive will do well in catching up with the recommended reading on Intelligent Design in this forum, including those books on viruses and evolution. For starters, there's a series of good SOTT focuses on the subject.So, how to best address this or do we? Leave it to the universe to sort it out?