What is life?

The Answer

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What is life?

Life is something out of matter, that is, it is meaning; and it is not subject to time and space.

There is no such thing as life in atoms or molecules, which are the basic building blocks of living beings. Since what does not exist in the building blocks cannot exist in its whole, life cannot be matter. In that case, life is something out of matter, that is, it is meaning; and it is not subject to time and space. Then there is a common layer of ‘life’ in the universe, and everything that can take this light of life, whether or not it has a material body, is alive.

Observations show that the common characteristic of all living beings in the world is that they contain water. Therefore, life is sought in other planets by searching for water. However, water is not and cannot be the source of life because there is no life in the water molecule consisting of two hydrogen atoms and an oxygen atom; and the claim that water is the source of something that does not exist in itself is nonsense just like the claim that the dazzling diamond with its colorful sparkles is the source of light, or that the source of the images seen on the screen of the television set is the screen itself.

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