With both currents and counter-currents, the sea fits tightly. The chaos is why it works.
The same complex, close-meshed holes occur in just about every advanced, self-persisting object.
The brain is plastic and thereby adaptable, as is the plurality of cultures that melt away into the American identity. New York City learns to relearn every day, making perpetual change a haven of bliss.
When differences bind together, they create new entities. Friction is the original instigator.
Oceans, minds, culture, cities— the graduations of failure grow on top of each other in anti-fragile increments, using a state of regeneration to stem the tide of inertia.