Curiosity and complexity are indeed intimately and irreversibly entangled in profound ways. We might even say that that curiosity as a function of intelligence is a way in which the (soliton-like as) autonomously self-propagating compression and carrier wave of complexity self-inflects both through and as us? Context: Soliton Wave
Cultural change is cumulative self-gravitation.
Cultural and cognitive information systems (and the individuals they inhabit) are implicitly oriented towards the systemic self-replication of patterned complexity.