By C. West Churchman
Publish yr note: initially released in 1968. This reproduction is the second one Laurel (Dell Publishing) printing, 1984
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Maria Popova at brainpickings. org: In 1985, 3 years after Barnes died on the age of 90, outliving each individual she ever profiled (“It’s negative to survive your individual iteration. I want i'll be dead,” Barnes had remarked a decade earlier), those outstanding conversations have been accumulated in Interviews through Djuna Barnes (public library), that includes Barnes’s personal drawings of her matters. yet what makes them specifically compelling is that Barnes, like today’s such a lot masterful interviewers, poured into those conversations a tremendous volume of her personal center, brain, and sensibility, so they perpetually mirrored as a lot approximately her as they did approximately her subjects.
Among them was once none except James Joyce, whom Barnes interviewed and profiled for vainness reasonable in 1922, months after Ulysses was once released. The interview is still the main major one Joyce gave in his lifetime, immediately the main cryptic and the main revealing.
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For example, the management scientist may define the objective of a highway system in terms of what he calls "thru-put," meaning by this the number of cars that are able to pass over specified segments of the. highway within a given period of lime. However, the objective itself may not be "legitimate" from a social point of view, not only because of the cost of accidents but also because of the inconvenience that may occur when cars pour off the exits of the freeways, and the ugliness of the freeway system itself.
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The Systems Approach (Revised & Updated Edition) by C. West Churchman