A distinction splits the world into two parts, “that” and “this,” or “environment” and “system,” or “us” and “them,” etc. One of the most fundamental of all human activities is the making of distinctions. Certainly, it is the most fundamental act of system theory, the very act of defining the system presently of interest, of distinguishing it from its environment.
KeywordsStructure System Behavior System Replacement Procedure Generative Uncertainty Replacement Function
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