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Imre von Soos: on 4/18/09 at 13:54pm UTC, wrote Sequence Space The Final Frontier – Comment A very thought-provoking...

Georgina Parry: on 4/1/09 at 5:28am UTC, wrote Loss of universal potential energy, which is motion along the 4th...

Georgina Parry: on 4/1/09 at 1:58am UTC, wrote The process of development will, in my opinion, be found to occur as a...



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Georgina Parry wrote on Apr. 1, 2009 @ 01:58 GMT
The process of development will, in my opinion, be found to occur as a result of dynamics within quaternion space.The construction of organisms involving fractal like growth from chaos, that produces 3D organisms in 4D space. This could ultimately be modelled.

However unlike inorganic substances, organisms will also have control factors that guide the process of development so it is not entirely a dynamic chaos process. For example by genes altering concentrations of certain substances, switching some growth factors on and others off.The effect of epigenetic factors will also contribute either directly or by altering gene function.

This will guide the pathway of development in particular directions.Very subtle changes in environment within the developing organism,leading to potentially very large changes in phenotype.The intermediates being impossible because the particular internal environment determined the outcome, not chance.

The driving force for this development, as in the the development of all structure is the loss of universal potential energy.Mostly the developmental route taken being the one that allows particles to loose more Universal potential energy. This can be likened to water flowing.The water will take a particular route according to the obstacles and terrain in its way, loosing Universal potential energy as it does so.

Some routes will be possible and others impossible, due to the material or energetic barriers.Some routes will be more likely if a greater potential energy loss is possible by taking that route. Matter will always take up the most afore-ward position possible along the 4th dimension, ie. it will always loose as much Universal potential energy as possible.

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Georgina Parry wrote on Apr. 1, 2009 @ 05:28 GMT
Loss of universal potential energy, which is motion along the 4th dimension, according to the Prime quaternion model, is better known as falling.We see loss of potential energy as a vase falls to the ground. It has formed a new layer of ground. So matter has come together in space rather than fragmenting and becoming more disordered in space.

As structure is formed, matter is falling through 4D space along the 4th dimension. Literally falling together.

It may be that as certain chemicals come together the resultant structure has a natural inclination to spin in one direction rather than another.

This may be because of balance. Or the direction of spin, whilst the structure under construction "falls", may be the result of particular restriction within the material environment or particular dynamic forces, that only permits one direction of spin. These phenomena will lead to chirality or handedness of certain chemical structures.

Chemicals without a particular chirality may not spin because they are balanced and are not subject to forces or material restrictions that would cause them to spin. Those with equal numbers of each kind may be equally able to spin in either direction.The direction depending on the initial impetus.

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Imre von Soos wrote on Apr. 18, 2009 @ 13:54 GMT
Sequence Space The Final Frontier – Comment

A very thought-provoking article with the refreshing air of a rationally planned search for an answer, instead of an attempt of concocting some proof for a preconceived theory. Being thought-provoking, I will put down my related thoughts on some statements as catalysts for a further chain, without any intention to criticise.

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