Defining Life

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Defining Life

Complexity: 7 Rating: 8

Really fascinating about all the different definitions of life and how much more complex it gets if you have to find a definition not limited know planet-Earth ones.

“The ability to reproduce—that is the essential characteristic of life” said one statesman of science. Everyone nodded in agreement that the essentials of a life was the ability to reproduce, until one small voice was heard. “Then one rabbit is dead. Two rabbits—a male and female—are alive but either one alone is dead.”