This human trait of question-asking begins almost as soon as we learn to talk. Young children can confound their parents with their rapid-fire questions.
Living cells employ forward-thinking and backward-thinking strategies. Both strategies require planning outside the immediate situation.
“What is being simulated is the need for intelligent agency to move simple chemicals in a life-friendly direction,” says Meyer.
Naturally occurring self-organization is fundamentally different from the order in living systems.
Science is not about granting certainty. Dr. Luskin gives as an illustration his own field, geology.