Re: What does ID mean?

Adrian Teo (
Thu, 16 Apr 1998 09:02:12 -0700

Paul A. Nelson wrote:
> I meant methodological naturalism (MN). Of course, atheism is not
> entailed by MN, but logical entailment is not what matters. If one
> investigates the world on the assumption that God acts only through
> natural causes, then natural causes are all one will find, no matter
> what God actually did. And that practice is everything the *metaphysical*
> naturalist could ask of the theist. "Look at the world as if naturalism
> were true." That's MN.


Are you implying that the methodology of science allows us to
investigate causes other than natural ones? If so, how?