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How can living things be made of nonliving things such as atoms?



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Good question. According to one view, a living system can be regarded as a collection of organized molecules and chemical reactions. Therefore, the organization of the molecules and reactions would distinguish living and non-living systems. My personal view is that life is more than just molecules and reactions, but that's another matter altogether.

--Brian



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