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Implications of Intercellular and Inter-Organism Communications

The general philosophy governing the design of the communication facilities in Cosmos was to provide the organisms with as rich an environment as possible. In particular, the inter-organism communications instructions allow organisms to exchange arbitrary messages. The idea is that, as in nature, many possibilities for communication are provided by the `physics' of the system. The question of whether these possibilities are realised or not is left to the evolutionary process.


Tim Taylor