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Attractor

In non-linear dynamic series, an attractor defines the equilibrium level of the system. See: Point Attractor, Limit Cycle, and Strange Attractor.
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The trajectory between different strange attractors in the attractor basin describes the evolution of a system over time because of selection pressures.
Bifurcation points, also called opportunity windows, mark the moment when the holon is under the influence of another attractor basin (entering an instable stage) and can jump, without external influence, to a stage with greater complexity or dissipate (Figure 1).
4) It also retroactively influences diverse probability lines (or trajectories), bending them towards its attractor basin.