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Ursula Goodenough

Can you help me understand what a life-force is, and what a knowing capacity is, and how it permeates into matter, and how it is that matter needs this permeation in order to self-organise?


Are you saying that “living” is merely our label for self-organised/consciousness-permeated entities that have evolved to meet some bar for complexity?


Am I correct in picking up Whiteheadian influence here? And the permeation of matter is a (Tibetan) Buddhist tenet, yes?