It is possible that there is no surviving evidence anywhere on Earth of our planet’s first life.
Remember the admonition of C.S. Lewis: “If men had postponed the search for knowledge and beauty until they were secure, the search would never have begun.”
I have to admit the event was kind of dull compared with the Behe debate. But Josh gave a nice presentation with AI/consciousness basics.
Razzle-dazzle them. That’s what good carney pitchmen do to sell their wares. So do assisted-suicide advocates.
One scenario involves a first human pair created from scratch — Adam and Eve, as many traditional religious believers would have it.