Skip to comments.Is An Alien Message Embedded In Our Genetic Code?
Posted on 04/02/2013 6:57:24 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Vladimir I. shCherbak of al-Farabi Kazakh National University of Kazakhstan, and Maxim A. Makukov of the Fesenkov Astrophysical Institute, hypothesize that an intelligent signal embedded in our genetic code would be a mathematical and semantic message that cannot be accounted for by Darwinian evolution. They call it biological SETI. Whats more, they argue that the scheme has much greater longevity and chance of detecting E.T. than a transient extraterrestrial radio transmission.
Writing in the journal Icarus, they assert: Once fixed, the code might stay unchanged over cosmological timescales; in fact, it is the most durable construct known. Therefore it represents an exceptionally reliable storage for an intelligent signature...."
To pass the designer label test, any patterns in the genetic code must be highly statistically significant and possess intelligent-like features that are inconsistent with any natural know process, say the authors.
They go on to argue that their detailed analysis that the human genome (map here) displays a thorough precision-type orderliness in the mapping between DNAs nucleotides and amino acids. Simple arrangements of the code reveal an ensemble of arithmetical and ideographical patterns of symbolic language. They say this includes the use of decimal notation, logical transformations, and the use of the abstract symbol of zero. Accurate and systematic, these underlying patterns appear as a product of precision logic and nontrivial computing, they assert.
We know so little about the origin of life on Earth it seems presumptive to identify genetic structure that supposedly defies a natural explanation. Even the discovery of life elsewhere in the solar system would not provide an independent test of this idea. Panspermia could have naturally occurred among the planets and moons.
And, even if the genetic code is ultimately considered the handprint of an extraterrestrial grand designer, then who designed the designer?
(Excerpt) Read more at news.discovery.com ...
Is this why I drink so much damn Ovaltine?
I’m thinking yeah...
I’m still trying to decode the message! Didn’t get my secret decoder ring.
Well if the code is “take me to your leader, we’re screwed”!
Molecular Visualizations of DNA
Drew Berry - Astonishing Molecular Machines
It says (c) Before Time God. All rights reserved.
The Holy One will speak to you...and the unholy one will tell you lies.
This is the very definition of an intelligent design hypothesis.
With one prominent illegal alien excepted, I still vote for God as Creator.
There is a God code written in all of us...
I believe this was the subject of a Star Trek episode.
“SEND MORE CHUCK BERRY.”
“Accurate and systematic, these underlying patterns appear as a product of precision logic and nontrivial computing”
Yes, this is absolutely correct. Our DNA is a complex information system, and such systems only appear by design. There are self-organizing phenomena in nature, but nothing that can produce the analytical structures, data systems, algorithms, etc, which all must be part of our DNA in order for it to perform what it does.
Furthermore, even though we humans believe that we “invented” computing, and have refined it for over a century into a science, we still can’t hope to understand the complexities of the DNA code, even though it is not encrypted, but plain for us to read and study. It’s simply beyond our capacity to understand, at this point in our knowledge of computing, and therefore, it stands to reason that it could only be designed by a being with greater intelligence or knowledge than we possess.
Now, this man may want to attribute those facts to an extraterrestrial origin, but all of the same facts also support the thesis of a supernatural creation. Even if you assume the extraterrestrial thesis to be more reasonable, you would just be kicking the can down the road, because it would lead to the question: “Who designed the ET’s genetic code?”
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