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Uncertainty and Globalization: Uncertainties Are More Important Than Trends

Uncertainty and globalization Uncertainty and globalization are joined at the hip as the world vacillates between open borders and hostility, creating tension and opportunity. For every trend, there is an uncertainty waiting to derail it. Some outside force prowling at the edges of visibility waiting to pounce on what so many consider an inevitability. I.

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Stephen Jay Gould on Trends and Progress: The Problem With Trends

Stephen Jay Gould The Problem Trends and Progress The problem with trends. Trend-watchers need to be cautious that they understand the idea of trends, and that they don’t just find them, but that they actively watch them. Trends have a habit of going off the rails. Stephen Jay Gould, in is 1988 Stanford Presidential Address “TRENDS.

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