## Tools for Thought: How to Understand and Apply the Latest Scientific Techniques of Problem SolvingDrawing on general systems theory, operations research, cybernetics, futures research, and catastrophe theory, a distinguished geneticist provides the general reader with tools for perceiving and solving today's complex economic, social, and ecological pr |

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As this

of heat but little light, or they may fade out in a paralysis of boredom. The next

notion, which was introduced by the anthropologist- psychologist Gregory

Bateson, ...

As this

**example**suggests, lock-ins usually get nowhere; they may engender a lotof heat but little light, or they may fade out in a paralysis of boredom. The next

notion, which was introduced by the anthropologist- psychologist Gregory

Bateson, ...

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If one can compare several

difference between them, and they will look very invariable. In contrast, we have

a valley which has a very flat bottom, and the hillside gets steeper and steeper as

...

If one can compare several

**examples**of such a system, there will be very littledifference between them, and they will look very invariable. In contrast, we have

a valley which has a very flat bottom, and the hillside gets steeper and steeper as

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For instance it leaves out the whole business of bluffing and all the other

professional skills of real-games players. Non-Zero-Sum Games We will now turn

just to sketch what is meant by a non-zero-sum game. The classical

such a ...

For instance it leaves out the whole business of bluffing and all the other

professional skills of real-games players. Non-Zero-Sum Games We will now turn

just to sketch what is meant by a non-zero-sum game. The classical

**example**ofsuch a ...

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