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Thank you for introducing me to this word and to the controversial Edward Goldsmith! Can you give any comments on commonalities and distinctions between the concept of homoetely and that of homeostasis?

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Yes, Benjamin. They are related concepts. Homeostasis refers to the self-regulation of a system -- the ability of a system to maintain its own stability. Goldsmith combines the idea with teleonomy - the purposefulness and of goal-directedness of natural systems. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teleonomy. The addition of purposefulness is very helpful to analyse topics such as education, economics, organisations, and technology in order to see if the goals and incentives lead systems to homeostasis.

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