Cornelius Hunter and Eric Anderson spotlight admissions in scientific publications that it’s time to move on from the cherished but embattled RNA World.
If it’s true, then all one says or thinks — right or wrong, true or false — was determined some 13.8 billion years ago.
A reader must ask if an RNA molecule could possibly govern chemical reactions, suppress free-riders, support co-operators, and act in its own self-interest.
The ancients had their oracles, people claiming to speak in the name of the gods — this, by divination.
Do the authors of the study think this is intelligently designed? They almost say so.