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The primary use of symbolic language is by human organisms. It may not,
however, be entirely restricted to human beings. For instance, the variety of
patterned sounds produced by bottle-nosed dolphins suggests to some students
of their ...
There are other biological reasons why families of some sort exist in all human
societies. Human beings have a longer period of growth. The brain of the human
infant continues to grow at the fetal rate for the first 18 months after birth, and in ...
One imaginative creator of these robots, Asimov, deemed it wise to formulate "
laws of robotics" which are built into their "nervous systems" so that these
intelligent and powerful machines could not under any circumstances injure a
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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