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" For the real environment is altogether too big, too complex, and too fleeting for direct acquaintance. We are not equipped to deal with so much subtlety, so much variety, so many permutations and combinations. And although we have to act in that environment,... "
Essays on Strategy 12 - Page 399
edited by - 1996 - 415 pages
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Public Opinion

Walter Lippmann - 1922 - 448 pages
...source and corrective of wisdom. For the_real environment is altogether too big, too complex, jind too fleeting for direct acquaintance. ' We are not...permutations and combinations. And although we have to act in.jhat environment, we have to reconstruct it on a simpler model before we can manage with it. To...
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The Fighting Instinct

Pierre Bovet, John Young Thomson Greig - 1923 - 272 pages
...discussion of this question by Walter Lippmann, in Public Opinion, George Allen and Unwin, London, 1922. " The real environment is altogether too big, too complex,...we have to reconstruct it on a simpler model before education necessarily includes one of democratic education. Kant was perhaps the first to lay this...
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Hate Prejudice and Racism

Milton Kleg - 1993 - 334 pages
...difficult to find this very novel when in fact Lippmann, almost half a century earlier, stated: For the real environment is altogether too big, too complex,...reconstruct it on a simpler model before we can manage with it.3 If we are to appreciate fully an understanding of stereotype and its relationship to prejudice...
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The Spiral of Silence: Public Opinion--Our Social Skin

Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann - 1993 - 282 pages
...of the world that people carry in their heads. To form a picture of reality is a hopeless task, "for the real environment is altogether too big, too complex,...reconstruct it on a simpler model before we can manage with it" (Lippmann 1965, 11). Fifty years later, Luhmann treated this subject under the caption "Reduction...
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The Postwar Japanese System: Cultural Economy and Economic Transformation

William K. Tabb - 1995 - 424 pages
...features deliberately form a system. It is this system which I shall call Japan." ROLAND BARTHES 1 "For the real environment is altogether too big, too complex,...although we have to act in that environment, we have to construct it on a simpler model before we can manage with it. To traverse the world men must have maps...
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Frontiers Of Illusion: Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress

Daniel Sarewitz - 2010 - 256 pages
...depend on interpretations, paradigms, and mythologies to understand the world. Wrote Walter Lippmann: "[The] real environment is altogether too big, too...reconstruct it on a simpler model before we can manage with it. To traverse the world men must have maps of the world."43 The way that we view the world determines...
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Native Americans in the News: Images of Indians in the Twentieth Century Press

Mary Ann Weston - 1996 - 204 pages
...recognized that people construct and act upon "fictions" to explain and make the world manageable. "For the real environment is altogether too big, too complex,...much variety, so many permutations and combinations. . . . [W]e have to reconstruct it on a simpler model before we can manage with it." Lippmann also noted...
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Beyond Pug's Tour: National and Ethnic Stereotyping in Theory and Literary ...

C. C. Barfoot - 1997 - 612 pages
...modern societies. Lippmann argued that, with the advent of mass society, the social world had become altogether too big, too complex, and too fleeting...combinations. And although we have to act in that [real] environment, we have to reconstruct it on a simpler model before we can manage with it. 3 He...
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Perception and Prejudice: Race and Politics in the United States

Jon Hurwitz, Mark Peffley - 1998 - 278 pages
...imposing order on an "environment [that is] altogether too big and complex, and too fleeting. . . . We are not equipped to deal with so much subtlety, so much variety and so many permutations and combinations. And although we have to act in that environment, we have...
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Independent Management and Financial Review: Yucca Mountain Project, Nevada

DIANE Publishing Company - 438 pages
...experience demonstrates one of the operational commander's most significant barriers to change — an individual's beliefs and instincts. Those who study...reconstruct it on a simpler model before we can manage it.16 Lippmann's argument is at odds with the classic "rational actor" view of decision-making. This...
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