biology

Jim Jaszewski jjazz at freenet.hamilton.on.ca
Fri Sep 15 04:46:45 MDT 1995


On Fri, 15 Sep 1995 P8475423 at vmsuser.acsu.unsw.edu.au wrote:

> Gould isn't really employing biological reasoning here, or if he is
> then it is just a subset of nonlinear thinking. One implication of
> nonlinear analysis and chaos theory is that small changes can have
> very large effects, and that therefore development of a nonlinear
> system is path dependent. Make a "small" change in such a path--
> such as who won the US Civil War--and it can have a large effect on
> the final outcome.

=09My understanding of the material forces on both sides during the
U.S. Civil War, is that the North's superiority was SO overwhelming in men
and materiel that only some kind of `knock-out blow' was possible for the=
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South.  The war of attrition favored the North in no uncertain terms...

=09Upshot:  Crackers are dumb...



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