Necessity and Freedom in Designs of Nature

  • Josef Svoboda
Part of the Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology book series (COLE, volume 23)


The origin of the design is inevitably tied to the universe’s beginning. The blueprint of the design must have been present ‘in nuce’ at the universe’s very onset and is being realized in time. Its embodiment is still in progress. The physical nature of the universe is multifaceted. A steady passage through transitory stages towards, we believe, an ultimate goal has been the key feature of the design’s realization. The present-day science is telling us that the physical cosmos is expanding into its thermal death. In contrast, at least at this planet, its living component, the biocosmos, represented by the pinnacle of evolution, Homo, aims for ever higher degree of emancipation. Man seeks liberation from the external and internal limitations towards full freedom, universal consciousness and potential immortality.


Evolutionary Progress Past Light Cone Evolutionary Advancement Climate Warming Scenario Metaphysical Attribute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of Toronto at MississaugaMississaugaCanada

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