## 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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That is to 2A say , that at the end of the fifteen years , 50 per

information will have been discovered during that period itself . There is another ,

perhaps less flattering , way of looking at this situation , which is very relevant to ...

That is to 2A say , that at the end of the fifteen years , 50 per

**cent**of the availableinformation will have been discovered during that period itself . There is another ,

perhaps less flattering , way of looking at this situation , which is very relevant to ...

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Compound Interest and Discounting the Future One of the most widely known

examples of exponential growth is money put out at compound interest . You lend

£ 100 at 6 per

...

Compound Interest and Discounting the Future One of the most widely known

examples of exponential growth is money put out at compound interest . You lend

£ 100 at 6 per

**cent**interest , and at the end of the first year you have got £ 106 ; at...

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In the real world of science , one can never have statements which are 100 per

mistake made by both sets of philosophers -- those who asked for verification and

...

In the real world of science , one can never have statements which are 100 per

**cent**true in all circumstances or 100 per**cent**untrue in all circumstances . Themistake made by both sets of philosophers -- those who asked for verification and

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