What is inevitable here is not the mathematical beauty of physical law, but the circumlocutions scientists use to evade design in nature.
They could just as well say that whatever created horses created unicorns, too.
“[U]nder certain conditions, matter inexorably acquires the key physical attribute associated with life.” Oh, really, does it?
England’s research is focused on the wrong question. Origin-of-life theories are not helped by identifying processes that efficiently dissipate energy.
Fine-tuning of the universe is so unpleasant a subject for materialists that it cannot really become a controversy.