The point of that article is about creativity within a pantheistic context. The universe evolves, creating and destroying itself amorally.

It's not mathematically impossible since the odds against are defeated by the many, many tries the universe can take to complexify and produce emergent layers of order. Galaxies started to form after a billion years, and there are likely many planets where no life forms. When the conditions are present for the right chemistry to occur, simple organisms (proto-bacteria, etc) form by a combination of chance and physical necessity.

Little may come from those early life forms, but the universe can afford to wait and try again over and over until more stable forms arise capable of protecting and reproducing themselves, such as by forming membranes.

You say this evolutionary story takes faith, but it takes a lot less faith than accepting the empty speculation that God did it all by a miracle. Do you understand that that theistic claim is explanatorily empty, such that any naturalistic account is necessarily superior according to rational standards? This is why your theistic criticisms of naturalistic cosmology and the theory of evolution are futile.

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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