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Braude argues that Sheldrake seems to take morphic units and morphogenetic fields as natural kinds, as things that exist outside of context, as a "context-independent set of natural furniture" in the world.
If cells from the presumptive embryo organizer territory are mechanically destroyed, the morphogenetic field becomes structurally unstable, triggering cells into active transformation.
However, here a skeptical physicist might argue that the assumption of a BCS, morphogenetic field, or whatever we name it, could be used as a virtual substitute for out missing knowledge about the real nature of the mechanisms in living organisms.