„The system of transportation is not coherent; it is not treated as integral. Roads compete with with railroads and airlines in chaotic fashion, and at immense cost to the nation.“

Quelle: Management Science (1968), Chapter 7, Automation and Such, p. 186.

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„We (Ministry of Transportation and Communication) hope that the airline (China Airlines) will quickly and thoroughly investigate the incident (cigarette smuggling scandal), and disclose the results to the public.“

—  Wang Kwo-tsai politician

Wang Kwo-tsai (2019) cited in " NSB officials used Presidential Office trucks: lawmaker http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2019/07/25/2003719283" on Taipei Times, 25 July 2019

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„Gravity is the inwardly cohering force acting integratively on all systems. Radiation is the outwardly disintegrating force acting divisively upon all systems.“

—  Buckminster Fuller American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist 1895 - 1983

000.113 http://www.rwgrayprojects.com/synergetics/s00/p0000.html
1970s, Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975), "Synergy" onwards

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„Sometimes the cost of integrity is the loss of a friend.“

—  Jack McDevitt American novelist, Short story writer 1935

Quelle: Academy Series - Priscilla "Hutch" Hutchins, Odyssey (2006), Chapter 7 (p. 69)

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„Coherent behavior is the characteristic feature of biological systems.“

—  Ilya Prigogine physical chemist 1917 - 2003

Marjorie Grene, ‎Ilya Prigogine (1971) Interpretations of life and mind: essays around the problem of reduction. p. 2.

„The real world is made from open, interacting systems, behaving chaotically.“

—  Derek Hitchins British systems engineer 1935

D.K. Hitchins (2000) World Class Systems Engineering - the five layer Model; cited in: Neville A. Stanton, Chris Baber, Don Harris (2012) Modelling Command and Control. p. 8

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„Evolution is definable as a change from an incoherent homogeneity to a coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.“

—  Herbert Spencer English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist 1820 - 1903

Pt. II, The Knowable; Ch. XV, The Law of Evolution (continued)
First Principles (1862)

„The transition from integrable to non integrable systems is quiet interesting to observe.“

—  Ivar Ekeland French mathematician 1944

Quelle: The Best of All Possible Worlds (2006), Chapter 4, From Computation To Geometry, p. 100.

„Eternal vigilance, as they say, is the price of freedom. Add intellectual integrity to the cost basis.“

—  Stephen Jay Gould, buch Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms

"The Tallest Tale", p. 315
Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms (1998)

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„As robbers unite to plunder and divide the spoils, the trunk lines of railroads unite to raise rates and pool their earnings. The public is then forced to pay the cost of the whole maneuver, as the vanquished are forced to pay the cost of their own enslavement by a conquering army.“

—  Henry George, buch Fortschritt und Armut

Progress and Poverty (1879)
Kontext: But there is another form of monopoly, far more general and far more insidious. The accumulation of large amounts of capital under consolidated control creates a new kind of power—essentially different from the power of increase. Increase is constructive in its nature. Power from accumulation is destructive. It is often exercised with reckless disregard, not only to industry but to the personal rights of individuals. A railroad approaches a small town as a highwayman approaches his victim. “Agree to our terms or we will bypass your town” is as effective a threat as “your money or your life.” As robbers unite to plunder and divide the spoils, the trunk lines of railroads unite to raise rates and pool their earnings. The public is then forced to pay the cost of the whole maneuver, as the vanquished are forced to pay the cost of their own enslavement by a conquering army.

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