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a genus of ruminants (family Bovidae) that includes the goat, ibex, and related animals; capra hircus is the domestic goat.

Origin: L. A she-goat

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Re: life

... the sum of information of all parts, which are the system identity. But, unfortunately , the systemic approach that began with Margullis, Fritjof Capra, etc., and got a big step with Ludwig von Bertalanffy , the author of General Systems Theory was deviated from the logical approach towards cybernetics ...

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by TheMatrixDNA
Sat Sep 10, 2011 10:09 am
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Topic: life
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Name game

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The Fiber Disease

... strive mightily, and so often unsuccessfully, to put into our own lives – intrinsically in nature. I see no evidence for Teilhard’s noosphere, for Capra’s California style of holism, for Sheldrake’s morphic resonance. Gaia strikes me as a metaphor, not a mechanism. (Metaphors can be liberating ...

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Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:03 pm
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