involution involution


  1. (n) reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth)
  2. (n) a long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction
  3. (n) marked by elaborately complex detail
  4. (n) the act of sharing in the activities of a group
  5. (n) the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power
  6. (n) the action of enfolding something


  1. That's where I liveinvolution and complexity.
  2. There is neither evolution nor involution but revolution.
  3. If we accept a Christ, a Buddha, a Ramana Maharishi as ultimate expressions of evolution, then surely a black hole must be regarded as an ultimate expression of God's involution.


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