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think the end of the world, or some catastrophe after which life won’t
be the same, is imminent—perhaps in my lifetime. While my belief
is based on a hopeful expectation—God's victory (led by the return of
a beloved religious leader / prophet) and the final triumph of good over
evil— I realize there are other possibilities. The end could
come with the triumph of evil, or God’s disgust with His Creation and
decision to start anew with a clean slate by means of His choosing.
think that computer-based analysis and planning can cope with a wide range
of problems, from local neighborhood ones to global climate. Modeling
physical systems with many levels of organization, even modeling
ecosystems, is much easier than tackling social systems. That task should
involve “dancing”: humbly gathering and valuing data, learning, being
mentally flexible / alert to how the system creates its behavior, and to
We plan / anticipate Trends ==>
Policy Changes. Averting catastrophe to create a future we choose.
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from Coming of Age in the Global Village, by Stephen P. Cook, with Donella H. Meadows.