How a body comes to become self-organized…
begins with the perfection of a single cell and then a furious multiplication of their numbers and connections of increasingly complex design. Outside observers may know what the overall plan is from similar events before, but no cell does. As independent organisms themselves the cells just work it all out by local give and take.
begins with the perfection of a single cell and then a furious multiplication of their numbers
People organize ideas by determining rules of logic about categories, though, so our models have no independently behaving parts. That we just don’t think the way nature works makes how nature actually does work much more difficult to appreciate.
Still, you can see nature working that magic that allows distributed systems of systematically multiplying parts to become whole again, making things we like and depend on all around us. Continue reading Billions of cells looking for what to make whole