A New Theory of Time, Life and Memory, Part 1

Gerald R. Baron
12 min readJan 4, 2024
A model of the Taj Mahal using 5,923 Lego blocks. For scale see the person on far right. The authors of the Assembly Theory use this model to help explain how random interactions cannot produce complex objects and combinations of complex objects needed for life.

We explore a new concept of time as a physical feature of the universe, a key element of what is called the Assembly Theory. In the process we look at what we know and don’t know about the nature of life and how it emerged.

Sara Imari Walker is one of the leading researchers working on the cutting edge of the origins of life and life outside our planet. She is an astrobiologist…

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Gerald R. Baron

Dawdling at the intersection of faith, science, philosophy and theology.