The authors close by quoting Carl Sagan’s famous adage that “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” Do they offer that kind of evidence?
William Dembski accurately formalized a filter we use so often that we’re like fish in the sea.
As the pioneering chemical evolutionary theorist Alexander Oparin put it, “The problem of the nature of life and the problem of its origin have become inseparable.”
What’s remarkable in nature is not so much that nature follows complex patterns, but that it follows any pattern at all.
The carvings look sustained (there are many of them) and deliberate, unlike creases created by splitting and pitting of surfaces over ages.