Origin of Life: The Heterotroph Hypothesis
HOW DO HETEROTROPH AND AUTOTROPH RELATE TO EACH OTHER?
[Hence, for example, Occam's Razor favors Einstein's general Theory of Relativity and modern Quantum Physics over Newtonian mechanics with regards to defining space, time and causality.
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James Oberg, for example, a columnist for "Skeptical Inquirer" and formerly of NASA, has long followed the UFO phenomenon, and though he obviously considers himself a skeptic towards many of the popular notions of UFOs, he laments over the lack of attention given to the phenomenon by physical scientists--it is his opinion that there might be something of scientific worth lying behind some of the truly anomalous UFOs.
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That such questions are necessarily asked may attest to the weakness of the UFO-ET hypothesis, but the former question of motivation has, surprisingly, received quite a bit of attention among the likes of Sagan, et al.
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Sagan is, of course, taking note of the peculiar fascination we in the United States seem to have with the UFO-ET hypothesis, as opposed to other conventional explanations and, also, as opposed to other titillating popular hypotheses--e.g., interdimensional beings, religious beings, time travelers, etc.
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I would like therefore to ask: is it possible that we hear so much of this hypothesis because the idea of extraterrestrial visitation somehow resonates with the spirit of the times in which we live?