## 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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These can be most precisely and neatly

but the basic ideas are quite simple , and can also be

difficulty in ordinary English ; it will become apparent that the mathematical

symbols ...

These can be most precisely and neatly

**expressed**in mathematical language ;but the basic ideas are quite simple , and can also be

**expressed**without muchdifficulty in ordinary English ; it will become apparent that the mathematical

symbols ...

Page 188

Now , the remarkable thing is that by no means all the different genes in an

organism come to

organisms tends to be canalized in the way discussed in Chapter 7.

Developmental ...

Now , the remarkable thing is that by no means all the different genes in an

organism come to

**expression**under normal circumstances . The development oforganisms tends to be canalized in the way discussed in Chapter 7.

Developmental ...

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The norms or goals may be very simply

are : abolition of human hunger by the year 2000 ' , ' get a man to Mars ' , ' reduce

air pollution to a given level by 1975 ' , ' double the number of new houses built ...

The norms or goals may be very simply

**expressed**. Examples of possible goalsare : abolition of human hunger by the year 2000 ' , ' get a man to Mars ' , ' reduce

air pollution to a given level by 1975 ' , ' double the number of new houses built ...

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