“Anyone who tells you that he or she knows how life started on earth some 3.4 billion years ago is a fool or a knave. Nobody knows.”


Kauffman, Stuart., At Home in the Universe, Oxford University Press, 1995, p. 31.


Note: Top evolutionary scientist Professor Stuart Kaufman is best known for arguing that the complexity of biological systems and organisms might result as much from self-organization and far-from-equilibrium dynamics as from Darwinian natural selection.

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