The optimum population is modeled on the iceberg eight ninths below the water line, one ninth above.
It is not that gambling imitates economic life, but that economic life is largely modeled after gambling.That was the idea of the original thinker John Law, made infamous with his bankruptcy; Aaron Brown, another original thinker, revives it and takes it further.aaron c. brown
Mysore, which the British looked on [w]as one of the ‘model states’ of princely India, responsibly run on progressive lines. By the inter-war years the maharajas of Mysore were second only to the nizams of Hyderabad terms of wealth, with an income in excess of two million pounds a year, some of which was spent on the construction of the Lalit Mahal Palace, an extraordinary architectural fantasy, just outside Mysore city, modeled on St. Paul’s Cathedral in London .David Cannadine, in Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire, pp.54-55
Knowledge about the process being modeled starts fairly low, then increases as understanding is obtained and tapers off to a high value at the end.Harold Chestnut (1965) Systems Engineering Tools p.130
The Sandilya and Narada bhakthi sutras like the Bhagavata are fundamental works of mysticism . Sandilya bhakthi sutras seem to be older on account of its archaic tone and is evidently modeled on the pattern of the great philosophical Sutras. Narada Bhakthi sutra quotes sandilya but the sandilya does not quote Narada.R. D. Ranade, in Mysticism in India: The Poet-Saints of Maharashtra, p.12
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