On Fri, 02 Mar 2001 11:53:50 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
| >Wouldn't you call such activity "goal-directed"? Although the goal here
is purely dynamic, and most people think spontaneously about static goals
when they hear the word "goal", I don't really see a better term. Or does
| >anybody know of a term that describes behavior with an in-built
preference for certain outcomes over others, but no in-built end-state?
1. Purposeful(?) or Purposive System(?): Implying both movement and
direction and distinction-preserving characteristics-?
2. Intentional(?)- Implying knowledge of more than 'local' contexts-(?), or
distinction-collapsing yet identity-preserving adaptations- a sort of
liquid-morphology (conceptually speaking)...
3. Autopoeitic - the process of organising to maintain identity and
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