There's a difference between "religion" and believing that an intelligent designer is a viable cosmological model.

Teachers and professors teach all sorts of cosmological theories. Whatever new model comes along. If someone suggest there might be an intelligent cosmological model, everyone becomes biased and irrational.


Do you believe in abiogenesis?

And God said, Let the "waters" bring forth the moving creature that hath life.

And God said, Let the "earth" bring forth the living creature after his kind.

Abiogenesis

Abiogenesis, is the study of how life on Earth could have come from non-life.


In Thy book, all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.



The main role of DNA is its long-term storage of information.
I recently read and listened to an argument of an intelligent cosmological model here at cosmic fingerprint about how DNA seems like information.