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Premiseless's Avatar Jump to comment 2 by Premiseless

I think "trends" are what are most predictable, but outcomes are what display the way the cards fall.

We can say roughly what is going to happen, but not as easily to whom and where.

However humans are fraught with the memes of accountability to confuse their comprehension and so are loath to permit anyone such "get out clauses", except that is for the powerful and affluent. Now why is that? This is the secret about of the ranges of predictables: what at one end of the scale will get you dead, at the other end will get you support and success.

I think it's a weather equation? - but don't quote me on that - it's a Michael Fish thing!

Tue, 10 Jul 2012 19:15:43 UTC | #948863