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bis2aWA1 - of life. Some may say that this definition is...

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One Person to the Next The term “life” does not have a universal definition. Life can mean different things to different people. One definition of life is that “Life is a flow of energy, matter, and information” (prompt). This definition has strengths, weaknesses, and can be improved. Because this definition is short and simple, it possesses strengths that many other definitions cannot consummate. The majority of definitions of life have specifics and exceptions. Many “life” definitions include topics about homeostasis, organization, metabolism, growth, adaptation, response to stimuli, and reproduction. Without being specific, the definition given satisfies the need for an easy explanation of life. Although this definition is simple, it lacks many points that are important to the definition
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Unformatted text preview: of life. Some may say that this definition is too general. According to this definition, life must have a flow of energy, matter, and information. However, in modern science, all these things can be incorporated into non-living thingsfor example, artificial science and technology. The definition given can be improved by adding a few concepts such as motion, reproduction, and consumption. These are important factors of life and will help make the definition less general but at the same time, not too long. Adding these extra points will give the definition more perspective. In conclusion, life can be defined on so many different levels. One may see this definition as adequate as another may not. The term life can vary from one person to the next; there is no universal definition....
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