Very interesting line of thought there!
>> .wait a minute, this may not be intelligence, but just cause and effect……
Perhaps the situation you describe holds, but cause and effect is getting bad press in terms of "smarts"? if a=b, then b=a?
ME: INVERSION ? I do not know what the press is saying about cause and effect. Just that when you think about it, nothing changes without a cause that effects it to change. So, let us just say, if it gets colder outside, this may effect the internal components of a biological entity.....then on a molecular level and even micro level, changes start occurring.....due to the effect on the very tiny, nano, micro entities getting knocked about, altering their positions, alignments, angles, and numbers, collisions, mini explosions, ripping apart, increasing some particles while decreasing others, producing changes.....this may not be INTELLIGENCE after all, in terms of how as humans, we have defined the typical definition of 'Intelligence'. Also thinking that when some thing has a 'field' which inhibits another particle to come close to it, also, depending upon how this field might project angularly, some what like billiards, geometry is created from angular resistance from 'Point A' and an opposing particle (maybe) ????? Well, I don't want to start thinking too much here and fry my brain. I do not usually post......too hard to keep up with writing....the post of Worms and Plants cracked me up, and got me to start thinking is all.
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