.. science cannot confirm whether mutations are guided or unguided ..<quoted text>
Yes, they claim mutations are unguided - random accidental coding.
.. it's not my goal to defend science or religion, but to point out that science cannot rule out a guided mechanism. Words like 'random' or 'accidental' may sway but they do not convince ..
.. ID is not an alternative scientific explanation, it's a philosophy ..<quoted text>
Why do you call exploring alternative scientific explanations "refuting science"?