The driving tendencies in nature on the early Earth would have been analogous to seismic tremors rearranging the books in the library.
Scientists in Western cultures have been trained to see the world through a materialist metanarrative where the only acting players are matter and energy.
This is a clear falsification of an evolutionary expectation expressed across many years, and widely held by a consensus of experts.
A perfect solar eclipse like the one on Monday was the inspiration for The Privileged Planet, an important and unusual book in the canon of intelligent design works.
A fundamental hurdle facing all origin-of-life theories is the fact that the first cell must have had a free energy far greater than its chemical precursors.