Charles Darwin indiscriminately lumped together the organic and inorganic spheres — a grand category error.
A planet needs more than location in a habitable zone. It needs the right ingredients, and salt has a surprising role.
The element phosphorus, on which life heavily depends for its codes and metabolic processes, is a limiting factor for complex beings on habitable planets.
Darwinists have always hidden behind the complexities of biological systems. As always, they assume no burden of proof.
Our profound ignorance of what Lucretius termed the nature of things has been revealed by the work of Planck, Einstein, Bohr, and Heisenberg.