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duane hennon
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ain't science great?
ok, so it's not directly about permaculture.
the scientists don't mention permaculture, probably don't know about permaculture
But show that permaculture principles apply in nature

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110516080132.htm

Species Are to Ecosystems as Cells Are to the Human Body, According to a Mathematical Model

"An ecosystem is like a great organism in that the species in it behave in a manner similar to the manner in which cells behave within the human body: the group forms a permanent entity, although the entities that form it are constantly being substituted."

very interesting article

 
Emerson White
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I think that your headline is misleading, and I also think this says a lot more about how we process and understand nature than about how nature really works.

But still thanks for the link to the article!
 
maikeru sumi-e
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duane wrote:
ain't science great?
ok, so it's not directly about permaculture.
the scientists don't mention permaculture, probably don't know about permaculture
But show that permaculture principles apply in nature

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110516080132.htm

Species Are to Ecosystems as Cells Are to the Human Body, According to a Mathematical Model

"An ecosystem is like a great organism in that the species in it behave in a manner similar to the manner in which cells behave within the human body: the group forms a permanent entity, although the entities that form it are constantly being substituted."

very interesting article




One of my professors brought this up with me in a discussion many years ago. The microcosm mirrors the macrocosm. Even in a grain of sand, you will find worlds yet unknown, strange and sometimes familiar.
 
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