If life could arise from non life billions of yrs ago could that happen today?

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Could life arise from non life today? Why?

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I know that it's not possible today but I'm not sure why?
 

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Borek is asking where life could arise--as on Earth or otherwise. If some tasty self-similar replicating organic compounds arose on Earth, they would be easily digested if they didn't come pre-equipped with some protective mechanisms.
 
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Homework Statement



Could life arise from non life today? Why?

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The Attempt at a Solution



I know that it's not possible today but I'm not sure why?
HOW do you "know that it's not possible today"? I liked your post better when you were asking if it was possible rather than simply asserting that it is not!
 

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