Development can be seen as a series of nested spheres  of successively increasing complexity. Each stage is a natural progression of the stage prior to it. Is there a directionality and end-point we can identify?

"We must enlarge our approach to encompass the formation taking place before our eyes ... of a particular biological entity such as has never existed on earth-the growth, outside and above the biosphere, of an added planetary layer, an envelope of thinking substance, to which, for the sake of convenience and symmetry, I have given the name of the Noosphere."
— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, The Future of Man
NOOSPHE.RE is a curatorial collective “at the intersection of everything”.

Launched in 2010 as a space to showcase ideas that inspire, provoke and transform, NOOSPHE.RE still carries that primary ethos and continues to evolve touching upon a wide ranging and seemingly disparate set of disciplines.