Back One, Ahead Two

When I was in high school, I learned that in mathematics, as in life, two variables were hard to handle. When you think about it, that’s what made Tess in Tess of the D’urbervilles such a handfull. We were taught to strive for problems with one variable. That way you could measure the unknown and its changes by a solid

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One After Another

Steps; that’s what this post is about. They are taken one after another. Right now, I feel a little like Vince Lombardi who in his opening speech to the Green Bay Packers is reported to have said, “We’re going back to the basics: this is a football.”  One of the players is likewise reported to have asked, “Could you go

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Lots and Not Much

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that a Swiss physician indicated that he thought that the people who focused on healing the mind made a mistake when they tended to see people who might be categorized as chickens as needing help while those who might be seen as pigeons didn’t. The same might be said about having lots and

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