That is what makes it so different from other phenomena in our universe, and why it demands a very different sort of explanation.
Jerry Harned is the Editor for Illustra Media. ENV asked him about the work that goes into a top-flight production like this.
“The hard problem of consciousness is so hard that I can’t even imagine what kind of empirical findings would satisfactorily solve it.”
In my 2000 Mathematical Intelligencer article “A Mathematician’s View of Evolution,” I compared the development of the genetic code of life with the development of a computer program, such as my finite element code PDE2D.
When the biogeographical data does not fit with the predictions and expectations of common descent, one always has “oceanic dispersal” at the ready to serve as an ad hoc fudge factor — including the rather remarkable claim that monkeys made it across the Atlantic from Africa to South America!