Apology for Complexity
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Bruce J. West
This chapter provides a summary of the material discussed; highlighting
what is important and connecting those parts of the story that might have been obscured
in presenting the details. This apology is my understanding of the formal justification
for complexity in the real world. In turn, it is an examination of what complexity
implies, about the difference between how we react to what we have, as opposed to
reacting to what we want, but do not have. People always respond to events according
to their mental maps of the world. Consequently, when they find the response to be
inappropriate, the most reasonable thing to do is change the map. However, people are
not always reasonable or logical.
Chapter summaries, Complexity, Epilogue, Fractional reasoning,
Highlights, Illogical, Individuality, Linear, Mental maps, Nonlinear, Organization
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