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    The sentence:

    Human cultures evolve differently under varying circumstances, just as biological systems do.

    About the "biological systems", does it mean "living organisms" only? Or does it include the system of their environment as well?

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    Default Re: biological systems

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka
    The sentence:

    Human cultures evolve differently under varying circumstances, just as biological systems do.

    About the "biological systems", does it mean "living organisms" only? Or does it include the system of their environment as well?
    I would include the environment as well. It is part of the varying cicumstances, isn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twostep
    I would include the environment as well. It is part of the varying cicumstances, isn't it?
    Yeh, that's how I think.

    And what do you think, tdol?

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    Default Re: biological systems

    tdol, are you there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taka
    tdol, are you there?
    Where are the MIAs?

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    I'd interpret a 'biological system' as including the environment , an ecosystem. Sorry I have been working my fingers to the bone tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Sorry I have been working my fingers to the bone tonight.
    Remember, tdol, there is one on the other side of the globe who really appreciates your help. :wink:

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    Happy to try to help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Happy to try to help.
    You are burning midnight oil again! :wink:

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