Being in love means making a space for one another so that each becomes part of the domain of existence of the other, and within their continuous recurrency of interactions they form a system in which they have a co-ontogeny. It is the recurrency of interaction within the medium that creates the conditions for co- ontogeny. If they fit, one with respect to the other, then they form a path of (structural) drift together. [...] Without love there would be no social phenomena. This is an important point since for Maturana many crucial human phenomena are social e.g. language, self- awareness, mind, self etc.

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