In the middle of the desert you can say anything you want

24 May 2021

Defining Life

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.”