Complex behavior in nature, reflects the tendency of large systems to evolve into a poised ‘critical’ state, way out of balance, where minor disturbances may lead to events, called avalanches, of all sizes.
==The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us And What We Can Do About It (Joshua Cooper Ramo)
For the past 29 years, the American Farm Bureau Federation has conducted an informal survey of the price of a classic Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people. At first glance, it looks like the price of food has been steadily rising. But when you adjust the numbers for inflation, you get a different story. It isn’t the cost of our food that has been rising, but the amount of US currency in circulation.
ANOTHER DAY IN ALL BUT AMERICA, BUT HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!