Yes, evolution and natural selection are definitely undirected processes. If you don’t count, you know, living and reproducing.
I’ve never seen so much rationalization in my life as with this intelligent design BS. Do you know what people discussing intelligent design is? It’s a bunch of people playing who-can-make-up-the-best-excuse-for-teaching-creationism-in-public-schools. Listen to intelligent design proponents (i.e. – creationists) and what you will hear is a bunch of people patting each other on the back for coming up with all kinds of rationalized bullshit.
I don’t care what anyone thinks actually happened. Think what you like. I don’t, however, see why this should be a debate in a science classroom. Science is science, and it doesn’t generally include people’s whimsical fancies.