Origin of Life: A Lecture by Dr. Bruce Damer

    A talk at Physics Department of Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

    Dr. Bruce Damer, a Canadian-American multi disciplinary scientist, designer, and author gives an interesting lecture on the origin of life at Physics Department of Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
    Also, watch here a productive discussion on how did life on earth begin. 


    1. With respect, Darwinian mythology of “warm little ponds,” the hydrothermal vent scenario and Urey-Miller or Oparin-Haldane are all nonviable origin of life propositions. Why these persist to be presented as viable demonstrates how desperate the naturalist theories of the origin of life remain. Chemical evolution is a myth, there is no primordial soup. None address the intractable issues of the complex structure of the even the simplest first life, specifically, nucleotide coding, cell membranes, homochirality, homopolymerization, ribosome biosynthesis, nucleotide encoding, contamination mitigation, severe environmental effects of salinity and acidity in all water environments, and the problems of coincidence and colocation of critical elements, molecules and biochemical assemblies. Damer’s efforts lack any serious scientific theoretical solutions for these issues. It is simplistic to claim that condensation reactions are sufficient to form RNA or DNA. What supposed origin of life experiments that assemble critical RNA assemblies are intelligent design and precisely managed activities that no way are geochemically relevant.

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