Daily Archives: June 13, 2009

Shadow to Light

I’ve been having a growing desire to discuss metaphysical and theological issues that don’t fit the overall theme of this blog. So if you are interested in discussions related to the Christian faith, feel free to join me over at my other blog, Shadow to Light. I’ll kick it off with a slightly altered version of an essay I posted here.


The Hunt for LUCA

The Seeding Story and Spawning Story have a different story to tell. The former begins with a consortium of sophisticated, complex cells while the latter begins with a simple self-replicating molecule able to co-opt from a huge assortment of potentially useful chemicals in the thick prebiotic broth. Does it really make sense to think such two radically different starting points cannot leave any traces that would help us distinguish between the two?

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