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In other words, what do successor actual entities prehend as the basis for their own self-constitution?
But when this form is sufficiently different from its predecessor forms within the same society, then the form by its objective novelty becomes the occasion for the emergence of a new higher-order set of actual occasions able to prehend it fully and thereby make it the basis for their individual self-constitution.
It is no coincidence that years later Auden bases his definition of the imagination on such a connection, naming it that "natural human faculty" through which we prehend the sacred (Dyer's Hand 459-60).
Whitehead is arguing that reality is complex beyond our ability fully to prehend, much less to articulate what we have prehended.
Because of the progressive inability of the bird to prehend seed, the owners supplemented the diet with water-soaked monkey chow.
In this ongoing process, God prehends every new event into the divine consequent nature and gives new initial aims to every ongoing experience on the basis of what has already transpired.