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Comment author: byrneseyeview 10 October 2009 02:08:43AM 1 point [-]

If you assume that the watchmaker's analogy is true, you will only find machines that either have an obvious creator, or that you assume must have an obvious creator.

But someone who doesn't believe the hypothesis by default can just as easily point to the organelle as evidence. They have evidence. You "assume."