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Re-enable teleology by modeling it through computation,
pull technology rather than a push one for Conway's Game of
By setting several simple
rules the automatons interact with each other's existence
to achieve the role that they are part of, either competing
the next space or cooperating over it.
Groups of automatons may choose to combine goals which
turn out to tear the new sociaty down or perhaps build it up.
IN MOViE '2001
ON PLANET JUPiTER
||If there are *no* push rules, wouldn't that imply that there are
no constraints? And, if there are no constraints, doesn't this
just become an exercise in identifying a maximand and
moving all the pixels instantaneously to whatever position
maximises it, with no actual "game" process on the way?
||Perhaps what is imagined is a combination of pushes and
pulls, or of competing pulls which act on each other locally as
||Is that you, Professor Liskov?