the natural world can be expected to flow from a well-organized collection of data, but organizing the data well demands a good understanding of that world. The solution is, as it was with Linnaeus, a bootstrap approach: Organize the data as well as you can, use them to gain more insights, use the new insights to further improve the organization, and so on.
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