No one — not even the most elite of origin-of-life scientists — has a clue how life could have arisen through blind natural forces on the early Earth.
Without all of the described investigator interventions, a system of replicating RNAs could never emerge or even sustain itself.
“The analogy that comes to mind is a golfer, who having played a ball through an 18-hole course, assumed the ball could also play the course in his absence.”
We can see plenty of evidence that intelligent design in nature is real, but it’s not always clear exactly how that design is instantiated in nature.
How ironic then that a majority of college-educated adults have been led so far astray in their understanding of the sobering realities of abiogenesis research.