SCIENCE: How Complexity Emerges from Chaos

Just how does order emerge from chaos, life from non-life, and how might minds emerge from matter? Intelligent design theorist need to look a lot closer at the phenomena of 'emergence.'

One key to science is the application of analytic method: the technique of taking things apart to understand their elements & relations. The result, however, has often been the belief that complex beings ?are merely the sum of their parts & processes.? But just how does order emerge from chaos; life from non-life; and how might mind emerge from matter? Actually, you?d be surprised about the latest thinking on ?Emergence? and its challenge to both materialism & spirituality.

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