The fact that nature is not predetermined in detail has been shown quite convincingly by the experimental confirmation of Bell’s theorem in quantum mechanics.
A major thrust of neuroscience has been the use of fMRI to correlate brain activity with thinking and to draw conclusions about the physical basis of the mind.
As a correspondent quips, “I don’t know who Dave Farina is, but he’s kicked the wrong dog.” Indeed so.
“In this introductory episode, Dr. James Tour builds the foundation for this series, defining abiogenesis and describing the characteristics for life.”
If this accurately reflects the argument in the primary research paper, it provides a beautiful example of common descent as axiomatically true.