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Origins: A Skeptic's Guide to the Creation…

Origins: A Skeptic's Guide to the Creation of Life on Earth

by Robert Shapiro

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The author is Professor of Chemistry at NYU, doing DNA research. He has a firm hand on the cutting blade of science, sharpened on the wet-stone of doubt. He questions BOTH the religious dogma that says "life was created by a powerful being", and the pseudo-science that says "life evolved from a soup of chemicals, clay or a supernatural force". Takes on the central issue of the Origin of Life, simply removing what is not known and accepting the fact that we do not have a complete answer. History of Science. And "Mythos", meaning "Word". {cf In the Beginning was Myth -- John 1:1}. The author savages the writings and the thinking of "creationists", point by molecule.
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