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Mystery of life keeps scientists busy guessing

SCIENTISTS who teach us the chemistry of life state that it is simply a subset of material chemistry.

However, they overlook the fact that biochemistry only works if the organism in which the chemistry takes place is alive.

For example, photosynthesis only occurs in living plants, the replication of proteins only occurs in living cells.

But we do not know what life is.

Until we know what life is, we cannot state where it comes from, nor that there is no God.

But we can either be like the scribes and Pharisees, who were religious, but had a book of rules they sought to enforce, or we can be like Christ, who fed the hungry, helped the sick and was willing to put others ahead of his own needs.

RUTH MORAM

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