The video asks, “Where in your experience do things like language, proofreading, nanomachines, and information-rich code come from? You know the answer.”
The flip side of Darwin’s proposal of natural selection as a designer substitute is that “things look designed — because they are designed.”
Science reporters struggle for metaphors to describe the complex operations they see going on in the cell.
Even a cell needs laws and enforcers. When the enforcers don’t do their jobs, crime increases in cities and in cells.
Like a skilled workman, the cell maintains “An array of tools, each one finely tuned.”