What’s remarkable in nature is not so much that nature follows complex patterns, but that it follows any pattern at all.
Imagine that you are an astronomer on a world with one moon. It is always night on your world, and the moon is the only body in the sky.
He suggests to me yet another good question to ask the next Darwinist you meet.
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.
A focus on power, to the neglect of wisdom, is fine, as long as it is recognized that mechanical philosophy is incomplete.