Constant and Free Life

Constant, or free, life is the third form of life; it belongs to the most highly organized animals. In it, life is not suspended in any circumstance, it unrolls along a constant course, apparently indifferent to the variations in the cosmic environment, or to the changes in the material conditions that surround the animal. Organs, apparatus, and tissues function in an apparently uniform manner, without their activity undergoing those considerable variations exhibited by animals with an oscillating life. This because in reality the internal environment that envelops the organs, the tissues, and the elements of the tissues does not change; the variations in the atmosphere stop there, so that it is true to say that physical conditions of the environment are constant in the higher animals; it is enveloped in an invariable medium, which acts as an atmosphere of its own in the constantly changing cosmic environment. It is an organism that has placed itself in a hot-house. Thus the perpetual changes in the cosmic environment do not touch it; it is not chained to them, it is free and independent.


Mammals and other animals that maintain a constant environment within themselves are free of the changes to the world outside them.

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 Lectures on the phenomena of life common to animals and plants
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Bernard , Claude (1974-06-01), Lectures on the phenomena of life common to animals and plants, Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, Retrieved on 2012-01-13
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    03 JUN 2013

     Warm-Blooded Mammals as Free Life

    Constant and Free Life > Example/Illustration > With Warm-Bloodedness Comes Freedom
    Two thoughts on how advanced life has evolved to maintain a regulated internal state that makes it independent of its environment rather than subject to it.
    Folksonomies: evolution syntropy
    Folksonomies: evolution syntropy
    21 JUN 2013

     Plants, Animals, and Internal States

    Constant and Free Life > Additional Support/Evidence > How Plants and Animals Survive in Their Environment
    Animals are free thanks to their ability to carry a constant state within them, while plants must grow as their environment allows.


    30 NOV -0001

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