If natural selection would have a hard time modifying one codon, imagine it having to keep track of three at once.
Information-rich functional machines don’t pop into existence merely because their presence would be advantageous.
Darwinian evolution is supposed to have done away with the need for purpose or will in driving the history of life. The words of Darwinists themselves tend to refute that idea.
There is no evidence that the authors of a recent paper in PNAS have accurately described the environment in which the first cells formed.
There appear to be only two possible reasons for Wallace’s conspicuous absence in Jerry Coyne’s book.