He said there should be room for the study of “intelligent design.”
If creative, intelligent women want to help improve it, then right on, sister.
Lo and behold, some of them are even kind, intelligent, interesting, and fun to hang out with.
c.1500, a back-formation from intelligence or else from Latin intelligentem (nominative intelligens), present participle of intelligere, earlier intellegere (see intelligence). Intelligent design, as a name for an alternative to atheistic cosmology and the theory of evolution, is from 1999. Related: Intelligently.