# I love recursion. It’s so simple to do and you go down as many dimensions as you need to, each dimension accomplishing a unique set of tasks that don’t have to have ANYTHING AT ALL to do with the levels above… just spit out a result the above levels can use.

We’re definitely of like mind on this stuff. Truly refreshing as I’m honestly not used to it tongue emoticon

I love recursion. It’s so simple to do and you go down as many dimensions as you need to, each dimension accomplishing a unique set of tasks that don’t have to have ANYTHING AT ALL to do with the levels above… just spit out a result the above levels can use.

I remember learning about https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homunculus_argument in school in learning about vision it was taught as a laughable thing.

But – even then, at the beginnings of programming knowledge, I thought to myself, “it doesn’t have to be the SAME thing” looking at the screen in the same way but it could be somewhat similar to it”.

I imagined loops inside of loops inside of loops, each of them serving different purposes but altogether were functionally _similar_ (but not the same) as a ‘man within a man within a man”.

So I never saw it as an absurdity, except when it was put simply the way they did. Yet in nature there *are* processes inside of processes inside of processes inside of processes… and what are we but a processes? What processes do *we* feed into? What do THOSE processes feed into?

It amazes me that more people _don’t_ think like this… but of course I’m biased because of squirting brain chemicals in my head that make me feel good when I think I’ve gotten something right. Doesn’t mean my certainty is truth – but it leaves a nice sensation inside to encourage me to continue believing it tongue emoticon