For those interested in reading more on the field of Emergence, here are some helpful places to get started:

Bak, Per. Hoow Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality.

Chaisson, Eric J. Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature

Gell-Mann, Murray. The Quark and the Jaguar

Holland, John H. Emergence: From Chaos to Order- Holland is considered a founder of the field of Emergence

Kauffman, Stuart A. At Home in the Universe: The Search for Laws of self-Organization and Complexity

Morowitz, Harold J. The Emergence of Everything: How the World Became Complex

Prigogine, Ilya. Order Out of Chaos: Man's New Dialogue with Nature- Prigogine received the 1978 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Wolfram, Stephen. A New Kind of Science