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Professor of Philosophy Antony Flew has been a renowned atheist for 50 years, travelling around universities, schools and elsewhere preaching his message. But this came to an abrupt end when he learnt about DNA. He’s not a Christian, but he has publicly repudiated his atheism. He said this: “What I think the DNA material has done is to show that intelligence must have been involved in getting these extraordinarily diverse elements together. The enormous complexity by which the results were achieved look to me like the work of intelligence. It now seems to me that the findings of more than fifty years of DNA research have provided materials for a new and enormously powerful argument to design.

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