On Jan 26, 5:52 pm, Russell Standish <li...@hpcoders.com.au> wrote: > On Jan 26, 1:19 am, Pierz <pier...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > of my own here: no properties can emerge from a complex system that > > are not present in primitive form in the parts of that system. There > > What about gliders emerging from the rules of Game of Life? There are > no primitive form gliders in the transition table, nor in static cells > of the grid.
There is nothing to the gliders except transitions of the static cells. The interpretation that there is a visual pattern gliding is only our perception of it. It's Beta movement. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_movement Craig -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.