Life & Non-Life Defined

Life is the condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth, reproduction, functional activity, and continual change preceding death.

Non-Life is all the rest.

Simple isn’t it except that each class encompasses many differing parts.

Simple isn’t it except that one minor planet energised by a minor star that is part of a minor galaxy contains so much that is life,  a planet where I want life including that of my family to continue unabated. That planet is Planet Earth. There I find life very complicated.