Intelligent Design too intelligent for intellectuals
There's a fascinating article in the August 12th The American Thinker on the fear that intellectuals have about the idea of intelligent design. It's well worth reading.
No group is more opposed to the idea of intellect behind nature than "intellectuals." The absence of intelligence in the universe -- save the intelligence they find abundantly in themselves and search for eagerly in space -- is a Darwinian fable that brings powerful comfort to intellectuals[...]
Intellectual history since the Enlightenment suggests the reason: intellectuals do not want God to displace man as the measure of all things.