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Potentiality

potentiality

The quality or state of being potential; possibility, not actuality; inherent capability or disposition, not actually exhibited.


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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... in my thinking/discussions. When I generalize, I use the word 'system' and my argument is indeed that in general, complex systems have greater potentiality, which helps them cope with change better, rendering them more robust in the long run. Of course the environment may permit or even force ...

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by cakrit
Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Views: 10718

Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... multicellular eukaryotes, I don't know. I don't know the extent to which environmental influences act on nonhuman organisms. Some of this wider potentiality may be due to our complexity. While I don't think complexity necessarily results in wider potentiality, that certainly may be the result. ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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The Fiber Disease

... emission spectroscopy was used to study plasma composition which is then correlated with the effectiveness of killing. These results indicate the potentiality of plasma as an alternative sterilization method. Supported by CSuperb. Maybe we do the OZONE Treatment and the Blood treatment (forgot ...

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by London
Mon Aug 28, 2006 4:59 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5563660


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