|MadSci Network: General Biology|
It is not that only mythological people believed that life originated from non life but it is scientific too!! For that matter, believing that life existed since beginning or the life created by a divine is more mythological than thinking that life originated from non-life. The primitive cell was probably just a chemical engine, which later evolved into a more complex system like us. The need to face hostile conditions of environment and adoptive behavior of internal mechanism of cells and later on by the system i.e., organism, made the system more and more complex and sophisticated too. The obvious fact of male and female is still confusing. How about vegetative growth? How about division of bacterial cells? Obviously, in every growth, it is essential to consume non life materials like glucose, amino acids and many more. Hence, it is more philosophical to think that life multiplies using non-life. If it is so confusing to us to think whether life originates from life or from the non-life, there is no wonder people from earlier days believed that life originated from non-life or to give up the argument, they might even have surrendered their thoughts to a divine origin. Cheeers. Have a glass of wine. It helps you to grow. But is it life or non- life? Probably it is divine. Nagesh.
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