## Tools Of ThoughtDrawing 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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The lock-in and schismogenesis situations are closely connected, in logical

structure, with some of the non-zero–sum games we discuss later, such as “

example of a ...

The lock-in and schismogenesis situations are closely connected, in logical

structure, with some of the non-zero–sum games we discuss later, such as “

**Prisoner's Dilemma**' (p. 167) and the 'Tragedy of the Commons'. An amusingexample of a ...

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For Pedro they might look like this: Pedro's Pay-Off Table (

Carlo does not accuses P accuse P Pedro gains accuses C –2O +2O if he does

not accuse C – IOO +5 Now if this was a zero-sum game, whatever Pedro gained

...

For Pedro they might look like this: Pedro's Pay-Off Table (

**Prisoner's Dilemma**)Carlo does not accuses P accuse P Pedro gains accuses C –2O +2O if he does

not accuse C – IOO +5 Now if this was a zero-sum game, whatever Pedro gained

...

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As

reach the sensible decision is communication. So long as a game of this kind

remains a 'game of imperfect information', the solution which would be best for

both ...

As

**Prisoner's Dilemma**suggests, the most important factor in enabling them toreach the sensible decision is communication. So long as a game of this kind

remains a 'game of imperfect information', the solution which would be best for

both ...

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