Fix The Crucial Things

When something crucial is missing, several things break down. And when the missing thing is supplied, several things get better. We write all our words using the same 26 letters. If one letter (e.g., "k") is missing, many words will be misspelled. When the missing letter is supplied, many words will be spelled correctly. Fixing one word fixes many words.

source: Seth Roberts, "Positive Side Effects", http://www.blog.sethroberts.net/2010/05/04/positive-side-effects/ tags: Problems, Systems