François Jacob Quote

And one of the deepest, one of the most general functions of living organisms is to look ahead, to produce future as Paul Valéry put it.


The Possible and the Actual, Time and the Invention of the Future (p. 66)

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And one of the deepest, one of the most general functions of living organisms is to look ahead, to produce future as Paul Valéry put it.

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And one of the deepest, one of the most general functions of living organisms is to look ahead, to produce future as Paul Valéry put it.

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And one of the deepest, one of the most general functions of living organisms is to look ahead, to produce future as Paul Valéry put it.

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And one of the deepest, one of the most general functions of living organisms is to look ahead, to produce future as Paul Valéry put it.