Experiments on “Self-Replicating” RNA Indicate the Need for Intelligent Agency in Life’s Origin

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Any evolving system of RNAs would quickly include almost exclusively RNAs that performed no biologically useful actions. Source
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New Article Purports to Help Explain the Origin of the Genetic Code

Alexandra Kühnlein, binary code, Dieter Braun, DNA, early Earth, error threshold, Evolution, genetic code, intelligent agency, Intelligent Design, investigator intervention, James Tour, nucleotides, NUPACK, origin of life, protein enzymes, proteins, RNA, RNA world, Simon Lanzmich
Without all of the described investigator interventions, a system of replicating RNAs could never emerge or even sustain itself. Source
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Charles Marshall: Origin of Life Could Have Happened “Millions of Times”

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Charles Marshall at U.C. Berkeley represents establishment opinion in current evolutionary theory, and for good reason. Source
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Meyer: “Is the Designer an Alien or God?”

alien intelligence, atheists, biological information, Brian Keating, cosmos, DNA, HarperOne, Intelligent Design, New Atheism, origin of life, panspermia, physics, Physics, Earth & Space, Return of the God Hypothesis, Richard Dawkins, scientists, The Stream, U.C. San Diego
"The fine-tuning of the universe is better explained by an intelligent agent that transcends the universe, with attributes that we associate with God." Source
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As Church Membership Slumps Ominously, Time for a Return of the God Hypothesis

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"Americans' membership in houses of worship continued to decline last year, dropping below 50% for the first time in Gallup's eight-decade trend." Source
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Prager, Meyer: Evidence for a Personal God Behind the Cosmos

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Why does the universe have to be on so a grand of scale of space and time? Why does God require such an imposing canvas? Source
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Meyer, Keating: Why Was the Object of Creation So Long in Coming? And Other Good Questions

agnostics, Big Bang, Brian Keating, cosmological models, cosmology, Creation, Human Origins, humans, Intelligent Design, Judaism, Losing the Nobel Prize, Meaning, Messiah, physicists, Physics, Earth & Space, Podcast, purpose, rationality, Return of the God Hypothesis, Stephen Meyer, U.C. San Diego, Young Earth Creationists
I listened in the car on my way to and from a funeral. Obviously, the end of life, like its beginning, is an occasion for pondering ultimate questions. Source
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