This isn’t the sort of hurdle that mindless natural processes can overcome, but it is precisely the sort of problem that a designing mind could solve.
An honest evaluation of the studies leads to the conclusion that the formation of RNA could not have occurred through any natural processes on the early earth.
To summarize, the authors use a terrible design hypothesis, and make ever-escalating claims of certainty from two weak observations.
Future scientists are taught to interpret the world through a rigid conceptual grid.
Scientists have been trying for decades to get monomers to link up into biopolymers under “prebiotically plausible conditions.”