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Why should the search for Darwin’s warm little puddle – the supposed origin of life – be publicly funded?

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I have no objection to origin of life research, but then I have no objection to the search for the Lost Atlantis either. To the extent, however, that a quest seems primarily religious in character, the case for public funding must be constructed on public grounds. And that must begin with an examination of the faith under discussion.

1. Origin of life – the Genesis of a new religion?

2. Was origin of life ever mainly a science quest in the first place?

3. The sacred mysteries of the prebiotic soup

4. So should the established religion seeking the origin of life be disestablished? There is an alternative …

Campaign? My feet would go on strike! I just report the news and comment. Educated taxpayers fronting lavish studies of OoL or astrobiology could begin by asking some hard questions and listening carefully to the answers. But thanks much for the thought. O'Leary
Perhaps you should start a campaign... GCUGreyArea

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