In this case, to stay within the scientific framework, we should come from the materialistic doctrine to, what I call informationism, which presumes that consciousness (or sensitivity to information), matter, and energy are three equally fundamental factors that influence the existence and development of our Reality.
—- Serge Patlavskiy
Karl Jaspers forum
Stuart Kaufman . . . and a few colleagues at the Santa Fe Institute have been trying to devise a less dispiriting version of Darwin’s theory of evolution, in which principles of self-organization join with random variation and selection in generating the order we see in the biological world.
—- George Johnson
Fire In The Mind