It doesn't. :) Next question?
Well, that's kinda my point. I do agree that ID is more of a philosophical posit than a scientific one and I would be more happy if it were approached in a philosophy class. But, then again - I would also label string theory a new religion because of the faith involved. (there is more evidence for String Theory than for God at the moment - go figure)
Do you think we can create a "Church of Advanced Physics" and get a tax exemption?
Maybe we should relabel and refer to ID as RD (random design).