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Does nature have a way of counting?

  1. Sep 2, 2006 #1
    What's the closest way that nature counts or does math?

    I was thinking either symmetry (perhaps crystal growth or structure) or population (maybe by equilibrium?), but that just doesn't feel complete. I guess those could be considered to be numbers, but there isn't any computation going on, right?

    --I'm developing a conlang (constructed language) based in part on nature.
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2006
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  3. Sep 2, 2006 #2
    any type of reproduction? or ascentral/family tree. In trees/plants the flow of water?
     
  4. Sep 2, 2006 #3
    Sure. I'm digging for anything at this point.
     
  5. Sep 2, 2006 #4
    DNA encoding and Decoding, also in trees and plants...the leaves and branches.
     
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