so is the concept of intelligent design science or religion? i'm sure i've covered this before. probably ad nauseum. i figure if i keep repeating a position in different ways eventually it will slip past whatever barriers are between you and enlightenment. so anywho, to answer my own question, albeit conditionally: it depends on the designer. if the designer is a testable entity such as people then sure intelligent design is science. we choose which pigs sheep plants get to reproduce with the intent of making the species more like some ideal. if the designer is some untestable entity like god or space aliens then intelligent design is religion. kinda by definition.