…but it goes a long way towards a really elementary and convincing argument regarding the origins of life: For the first time, indefinitely self-replicating RNA enzyme systems have been created in the lab.
And what’s even more, they evolve:
Who’s for shipping the mix to some distant planet for some hot, steamy, panspermic action?
This is actually the fundie Christian belief, that God exists outside of Spacetime and created the entire observable Universe in six days, 6012 years ago, solely for Earth’s benefit. Which, when you consider all those billions of galactic superclusters, each comprised of wasted galaxies filled with dead, empty solar systems serving no useful function, can only lead to one conclusion…God works for the government!
Both Jesus and cmyk have stated that ‘men are gods’, so in that respect with man as the ultimate authority as a general doctrine of atheism, atheism is one of the most, if not the most polytheistic religion in the world today.