Posted: Oct 15, 2018 10:04 pm
by Cito di Pense
scherado wrote:There is much to be gleaned from this separation.

Not unless you're a vitalist. If you're not a vitalist, you're capable of viewing life as a self-replicating system of coupled non-linear chemical reactions within some sort of mass/energy balance control volume, and subject to selection effects due to differential success in replication. Capsicum?