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Morphogenesis Persistence of Organized Structures and Breakthrough of New Structures

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Synergetics

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The basic difference between non living and living structures is that living structures act as having the aim to survive (they act purpose oriented) and they have a knowhow to survive in their environment, which has a complicated structure (they are adapted to their environment). This new quality of living systems is based on the Darwinian mechanism of multiplication of forms, occurence of mutants, survival of fit mutants. This mechanism is realized in all living systems by the same genetic apparatus.

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Kuhn, H. (1977). Morphogenesis Persistence of Organized Structures and Breakthrough of New Structures. In: Haken, H. (eds) Synergetics. Springer Series in Synergetics, vol 2. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-66784-8_18

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