Any evolving system of RNAs would quickly include almost exclusively RNAs that performed no biologically useful actions.
Without all of the described investigator interventions, a system of replicating RNAs could never emerge or even sustain itself.
Charles Marshall at U.C. Berkeley represents establishment opinion in current evolutionary theory, and for good reason.
Here are two very interesting updates to my recent articles on alleged Ediacaran animals and the Cambrian Explosion.
The great question behind Steve Meyer’s new book is whether world-views can be objectively tested.