When Farina addressed the science, he rifled through a long series of technical articles, but greatly exaggerated their relevance.
For some theorists, the origin of life is defined as the natural origin of a self-replicating system capable of undergoing Darwinian evolution.
Steven Novella, a scientist committed to puncturing science hype, seems to have fallen for the hype surrounding this laboratory work.
“The analogy that comes to mind is a golfer, who having played a ball through an 18-hole course, assumed the ball could also play the course in his absence.”
If evolutionists had to describe major turning points in evolution rigorously, they would quickly give up.