Comment on Form follows data

folkert Sun, Oct 14, 2007
Additional evidence of human activity: stacking and moving around of rocks, creation of pathways and the abundant construction of habitats.

The patterns created by this activity are based partly on access to food and water, partly on the various highly complex economic systems that human communities employ to establish security, colony stability and cohesion, and partly on varying levels of aesthetic preferences regarding the immediate surroundings of the habitat, determined by factors like visual perception (fairly consistent species-wide), smell and sound levels, as well as the amount of monetary sacrifice necesary to secure the land, which in turn affects social status, etc.