Life is an inevitable consequence of evolution. But unlike the rest of nature, the energy that pushes us to self-organize is not external – it is found in our thoughts, deeds, and emotions.
If order is a main characteristic of life, and the universe coalesce towards more complicated forms, what higher form will life create? Are humans the end of this evolution, or are we just another step in the process?
Your brain chemicals can determine what you feel or think, but it cannot tell you who you are. It cannot determine the reason why you exist in the world.
What is the connection between abiogenesis and evolution? Chemist professor Addy Pross shows us that these two processes are part of the same continuum.