Every stage of this unfolding design must be unpacked from the initial differentiated bud!
Just what kind of instruction set can give rise to a whole Universe upon the end of a long stem?
Surely, there are some common themes underlying it all.
Well, as surely as chemistry informs the biology, as physics defines the chemistry, as mathematics describes the physics, numbers—simple, quantifying numbers—are chief architects of it all. Numbers become the geometry that informs the mathematics that describes the physics and chemistry of it all—animate and inanimate.