An international team reasoned there had to be a purpose for sleep. In one of the largest datasets ever collected, they believe they found two functions.
“If the rooster stands on the manure pile, as the folk saying goes, it will rain tomorrow or it will not rain tomorrow.”
Like a skilled workman, the cell maintains “An array of tools, each one finely tuned.”
Above is a picture of three children in the 1950s. One of them is me, the other two are not.
Only Wallace’s postulation of an “Overruling Intelligence” to explain the complexities of humanity and nature has stood the test of time.