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Our hypothetical nucleic acid synthesis system is therefore analogous to the scaffolding used in the construction of a building. After the building has been erected the scaffolding is removed, leaving no physical evidence that it was ever there. Most of the statements in this section must therefore be taken as educated guesses. Without having witnessed the event, it seems unlikely that we shall ever be certain of how life arose (Voet D. & Voet J.G., Biochemistry, John Wiley and Sons: New York, 1995 p23, in Ashton J.F., ed., In Six Days: Why 50 Scientists Choose to Believe in Creation, New Holland: Sydney, Australia, 1999, p.165. (emphasis in the original)