This paper postulates that DNA has two natures: one physicochemical that follows a conceptless coded program and another of conceptual aliveness that gives logical meaning to organisms. There are six traits that define life: metabolism. responsiveness, movement, growth, differentiation and reproduction. There is no direct evidence of life ever arising by natural processes alone, because randomness destroys the code of the DNA molecule. All complex systems are the result of deliberate intelligent design (code) and aliveness with the conditions of irreducible complexity and mutual requirement. It is concluded that DNA is both biochemically active with a conceptless coded program and conceptually alive that gives logical meaning to perceptual organisms. This implies that these two traits originated from a "living" Creator Who placed them on the DNA molecules of each living cell of each organism.


Aliveness. Code. Concepts, DNA


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