Symbiosis in LOs LO11350

Durval Muniz de Castro (
Tue, 10 Dec 1996 10:28:25 -0800

Replying to LO11296 --

Mnr AM de Lange wrote:

> To finish off, my interpretation of what Durval said, is that 'a society
> becomes a community when it begins to commute and hence foster the
> emergence of humanity'.

At, I understand you mean that as commutation starts, some objects within
the boundaries of an organism actually are shared by a group (community).
Consequently, the individual boundaries of an organism cease to be well
defined and it is more accurate to talk about the community boundaries.

Humanity is actualized both in absolute individuality (each person's
contribution to humanity cannot be substituted) and absolute community
(there is not humanity without community).

The conciliation of this apparent contradiction is what I understand you
call commutation. Do you agree?


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