The more we try to understand the universe, the more complicated and elusive it gets. But no matter how ostensibly unfathomable and complex it is, there is an intelligence inherent.
This blog is where the 'I' tries to comprehend everything. It would appear more like sand dunes shifting about in my mindscape.
20 March 2005
When one examine any individual cell in the human
body (from any part), it is amazing to note that it is a complete organism by itself;
complete in its energy sources, reproductive mechanisms, protective
environments, behaviors etc.
And the human body is composed of a few multiples
of ten thousand billion cells. Its again amazing to observe that these cells
group into tissues that function together for a purpose!
And just as amazing to observe tissues group into
whole organs to perform a particular function. The important thing is that here
too the whole has a purpose.
And even more amazing to observe different organs
interacting with each other to form systems! Like digestive, nervous,
lymphatic, reproductive, immune etc., that performs a vital function for the entire
human body. All these systems are interrelated, interdependent and interact
harmoniously to form a composite whole. Any dissonance in an individual system
would make the ‘whole’ to react and re-organize itself back to harmony.
Even a simple epithelial cell can be viewed as
independent and as if the most important entity for the whole but the fact is
that this one cell is just but one cog or wheel in the bigger machine, the whole.
Now, can we as an individual human being map as one
cell within a bigger entity?!
Our planet Earth: observe it wholisticaly and one
can see it is an organism too. Mother Earth is but a group of interacting,
interrelated and interdependent elements (land, water, air, heat; flora, fauna;
climate; systems interacting) forming a very complex whole. We need her and she
And, just as in our body, mother earth reorganizes
occasionally into balance by belching lava, climate changes, new viruses,
platonic shifts, atmospheric holes etc. Stability will finally prevail and
she’s a composite whole again.
Need I illustrate again the same considering the
absolute whole i.e. the Universe? Is it not obvious now that microcosmically or
macrocosmically there is no end to complexity and amazement?
Everything: every being, every system, every
process, every group, every star is part of a larger organism. So
what seems disorder and chaos to us may not be at all. It is just that our
heads are too small to understand it.