December, 2007

Coherence

I posted earlier on emergent causality. One aspect that needs to be elaborated on is the concurrent, self-interdependent nature of emergence, or in other words the chicken and egg problem.…

Alex Ryan's Diagram

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I have spent a lot of time on this blog discussing evolution and emergence, the distinction between the two and the interplay thereof.¬† All the while I have wished that I had a diagram like like¬† Alex Ryan‘s above (posted with permission), as it does much better then the proverbial thousand words.…