The Autopoiesis Pattern signifies ongoing self-authoring. It is a Second Order aspect of the central and most foundational Pattern in the Patterndynamics™ system, Source. Autopoiesis demonstrates the maintenance and creative unfolding of a system’s unique form and function as it continues to develop. The rate of the self-creating process must be balanced with basic self-maintenance. The role of Autopoiesis is to maintain a unique system of order through creative growth.
The principle of creative existence: the enduring health and evolution of any system requires the appropriate balance and integration self-development and self maintenance, for a given context.