Stable nonlinear dynamic systems maintain their status with a multitude of feedback loops. If negative outside influences or internal contradiction and inefficiencies threaten the system, these feedback loops will keep vital functions intact even if the system structure is already severely damaged. When such a system collapses the breakdown is sudden and catastrophic.
A short while ago I went to the statistics page for this blog (which I seldom do because it is somewhat pointless) and was astonished to see that most of the readers are from the USA.
Addressing this audience and discussing US related issues seems more than appropriate but beside this blogs US readership there are plenty of other reasons to take a look or two at the state of the United States, just to name a few:
A nation of superlatives
The USA is a nation of superlatives in many respects and a military superpower who…
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