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>Recursive expression may not have reflected any great leap forward, but part of a steady change over millions of years. The change from a finite system to an infinite system must be a great leap forward by its definition because there is no way to gradually get there - there's no half way point between finite and infinite. >So what was the pressure to make us masters of complex hierarchy? Just as a side note, but there's no reason why there was a pressure on this as it could have been an exaptation. --------------------------------- BLOGGER: The pressure for the big brain is a persistent question. I have my guesses, but the point is that it doesn't have to have been language.
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2011 on A Brain for Resolving Hierarchies at Babel's Dawn
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