In short, the sequences performed no new function, so no new information was created.
Eric Bapteste, a researcher at Sorbonne University, just co-authored a review discussing genetic change in the context of aging.
Any evolving system of RNAs would quickly include almost exclusively RNAs that performed no biologically useful actions.
Unlike philosophy journals — or high school newspapers — many science journals are unwilling to publish responses by people attacked in their pages.
Genomics has come a long way since the central dogma and junk DNA. If you expect to find reasons for things, you often do find them.