For thousands of years, the design of life was acknowledged by scientists and non-scientists, philosophers and physicians, religious and non-religious.
“Nature cannot overcome the gargantuan information barrier between non-life and life.” Life with its “radiant beauty” defies naturalistic explanations.
The afterword, on “Totalitarian Science,” published in 2015, shows John West as a prophet of things to come.
In past years, papers have tried to identify the subset of all genes in a genome that are essential for viability.
In previous posts, I’ve covered how neo-Darwinism can make biological redundancy more confusing than it should be.