> On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
>> Hi Stephen P. King
>> Processes still have to have overall coordination to prevent
>> collisions, keep oil and water separate.
> No they don't. The separation of oil and water is just the macroscopic
> outcome of local interactions between molecules with no overall
> coordination whatsoever.
> OK. But Roger was perhaps referring to the laws making those interaction
> occurring, the thing which, in a way or another implement those laws, I am
> not sure ...
Fair enough. The reason why I dislike the term "overall coordination" in
this case is that it is a loaded term. To me it implies intelligent
control. Of course intelligence is a mushy concept in itself, so we are
thrown into a world of fuzzy concepts and start to lose meaning.
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