Doug you wrote:
>I really appreciate all of the constructive feedback I have got on this
>question.. feels like I grew up in some kind of cocoon about it.
>In particular your feedback has made it crystal clear for me why I get
>such vastly different kinds of responses when a) I present synchronicities
>(the meaningful coincidences.... not synchronizations) and spend a lot of
>words presenting an interwoven tapestry for contexts, and b) when I
>attempt to describe some systemic phenomena with respect to the growth or
>decay of networks.
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BINGO!!!! Doug, it just happens to many times. Every action sets in motion
a difference in the universe. It is all interconnected, not that we need to
understand all the detail of the interconnectedness, but that we do need to
understand that it is there and therefore "measure" carefully the things we do.