If you ever wondered why life is the way it is — why there are only two sexes and not three or 12 or how rocks, air and water coalesce into first living creatures in primordial earth — Nick Lane’s “The Vital Question” has lots of those answers

Nick is one of those origin thinkers that challenges the status-quo with his argument that we can only understand complexity of life by appreciating the role that energy plays in all living things — this book changed my understating of complex life and i think it will change yours too

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