09:58 March 5, 2011

a membraned creature has several architectural disadvantages. the toxins taken into the body must be processed and expelled. processing toxins ages the body and contributes to eventual system failure. the membraned creature therefore is subject to the environmental absorption rate and thus the chemical nature of the creature is revealed as opposed to it being a 'black box' of conciousness. it is therefore concluded that all membraned creatures are subject to ambient toxicity, permeability being a constitutive property of a contained existence. the only invulnerability: permeability approaching infinity