Posted: Oct 16, 2018 12:10 am
by scherado
Cito di Pense wrote:
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? ...]

No, no, three times no. The separation that I mean is the contrived separation made by those who made the separation. You might want to re-read my post.

When I told you--in my hello intro--that I spent 2 years informally debating these things on the "fairytale" website, I wasn't whistling dixxie.