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Response to Rural_Progressive (Reply #9)

Wed Mar 1, 2017, 04:07 PM

11. Yeah, when I first heard the pond example a few years ago, it blew me away

and I'm an M.S.E.E. in engineering, and was about 55 at the time, after 3 decades of engineering practice. In a very numbers-oriented profession. And on the side,frequently did compound returns financial calculations, but still...

It was some program on PBS and the pond example was, in that case lily pads covering the pond. And they showed the pond. And like even on day 27, 1/8 of the pond covered, no big deal. A pretty pond. But 3 days later...

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