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What's the trimtab of the West?

Otherwise, this is just like saying "give me a fulcrum and I'll carry the Earth"? (with what lever, I always wondered, as well)

Things are not usually so simple. The trimtab is designed as such. How do you become one?

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sat Oct 13th, 2007 at 12:41:47 PM EST
There are trimtabs we can use everywhere, everyday, if we have ´whole perspective vision´ and define them in detail.  Your appearances and press quotes, LTE´s, petitions, putting pressure on weakpoints at the right time, using the right combination of circumstances, or impasses to act, turning tactics around...

Not simple, but ET develops full vision on some topic everyday, as many add their part.  We just don´t take them far enough because the number of issues is so overwhelming, we don´t believe we can affect any.

Our knowledge has surpassed our wisdom. -Charu Saxena.

by metavision on Sat Oct 13th, 2007 at 05:57:32 PM EST
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well, no one has ever proved the claim about the earth, but the exaggeration explains an easily verifiable mechanical principle by taking it all the way to the absurd.

a trimtab is already a proven fact!

...and a brilliant metaphor.

thanks bucky, and thanks metavision for a great diary!

i think we're all trying to turn the ship around, in our own ways.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sat Oct 13th, 2007 at 06:25:56 PM EST
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 The trimtab is designed as such. How do you become one?

by coming to ET and sharpening our collective awareness!

same as you...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sat Oct 13th, 2007 at 06:35:30 PM EST
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