Stability

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The most important properties which anything can have are those properties that deal with its stability.

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In a complex system, negative feedback loops will keep some variables of the system in balance. This stability might be desirable or not.

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Most complex systems are "dynamically stable". With enough force it is always possible to topple them.

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The problem is that sometimes it takes a lot less force to topple the system than to bring it back to the desired stable state.

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What is done cannot always be undone.
What is done cannot always be undone.

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Therefore, when acting on systems, we need to act small and observe the consequences of our actions.

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