The Rocky Mountains are one big rock garden! How did that happen? One rock and mutation at a time? Gazing at this careful arrangement, one can start to get in touch with older answers. Was this arranged by Chloris and Hephaestus? The Greek Gods of flowers and sculpture? Did the Roman's Flora have a hand in it?
Or the Aztecs Xochipilli? How different is that need for an explanation that will organize things from the search for Senecio answers? Or the drive to solve the next sudoku?