As systems become more complex, their capacity to perceive become more differentiated, and they register more signals originated in their environment.
Some of these signals are immediately significative, because similar signals were previously incorporated to meaning sets already organized within the system.
Others are not and must be considered as noise. Complex systems, when registering noise in increasing quantity and diversity, can survive only by enhancing their capacity to create complexity in their internal representations, i.e. by assimilating these noises in a significant way. How this is done is not yet very clear. However this process seems indeed to be a very general trend in evolution and may even be the cause of what F. MEYER described as evolutive acceleration (1954)
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