RE: virus: Metasystem Transition

Chelstad, Erik (
Mon, 27 Jan 97 15:15:00 PST

Sure makes you proud to don the moniker "cultured,"
doesn't it?
From: owner-virus
To: virus
Subject: virus: Metasystem Transition
Date: Monday, January 27, 1997 9:41PM

Since Dan already mentioned it...

control of position = movement
control of movement = irritability (simple reflex)
control of irritability = (complex) reflex
control of reflex = associating (conditional reflex)
control of associating = human thinking
control of human thinking = culture

The Metasystem Transition
Author: V. Turchin, C. Joslyn,
Date : Aug 1993