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... Systems 64 B

Discounting the Future; Accelerated Exponential

Differential

Chain Reactions;

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**Growth**65 Exponential**Growth**; Compound Interest andDiscounting the Future; Accelerated Exponential

**Growth**; Limits to**Growth**;Differential

**Growth**IO Feed-back in Systems A Sequences Positive Feed-back;Chain Reactions;

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In discussing the basic ideas about

distinction explicitly. We shall refer to both these measures of the growing system

as measures of its size. The simplest form of

In discussing the basic ideas about

**growth**there is usually no need to make thisdistinction explicitly. We shall refer to both these measures of the growing system

as measures of its size. The simplest form of

**growth**is one in which the system ...Page 69

The financial system is such that people are compelled to discount (i.e. neglect)

the future, at a rate which is an inverse of an exponential

everyone a very short-term point of view. This has been one of the main reasons

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The financial system is such that people are compelled to discount (i.e. neglect)

the future, at a rate which is an inverse of an exponential

**growth**rate. It forces oneveryone a very short-term point of view. This has been one of the main reasons

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