In complex systems there are various levels of adaptability. In human social systems for example, local and specific adaptations can be made without control or regulation from more comprising levels, provided they remain within the established tolerance limits.
The advantages of such local autonomies are obvious, in terms of resources as well as time availability. It may even be a basic explanation of general evolution toward complexity, in accordance with SIMON's Hora and Tempus famous parable.
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