Unformatted text preview: definition can definitely be a hurt in our search for life. A good way to think of is like learning a math equation. When you learn to do it one way that’s the only method you’re going to use until you know otherwise, however there could be an easier way to do it. Much like in the search for life, if we limit ourselves to this one definition that we believe is the only one, or the “right” one, we get into a rhythm of doing it one way and set boundaries for ourselves. Not only does it limit our search, but in turn it limits our ability to recognize other life forms that could help to mold our definition of life....
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- Fall '07
- basic life functions, Dr. Pam Conrad