“What is being simulated is the need for intelligent agency to move simple chemicals in a life-friendly direction,” says Meyer.
Researchers perform experiments using specially purchased chemical ingredients and assure the credulous science media that this has something relevant to say.
What a strange thing to say. To represent someone with his own words, while pointing out his failure to respond to substantive critiques, is “slander”?
Naturally occurring self-organization is fundamentally different from the order in living systems.
The differing perspectives of Tour and Rimmer result from the differences in their starting assumptions.