Many investigators feel uneasy about stating in public that the origin of life is a mystery , even though behind closed doors they freely admit that they are baffled . There seems to be two reasons for their unease .
First , they feel it opens the door to religious fundamentalists and their god of the gaps pseudo explanations .
Second , they worry that a frank admission of ignorance will undermine funding .
Paul Davies , physicist and author of God and the New Physics .
The fifth miracle , The search for the origin and meaning of life , 1999 , 17-18 .
Anyone would think that the evolutionary paradigm had it all boxed off , when in FACT they do not even know how it all began .
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth .