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Boulding’s First Law

 A term coined by Kenneth E. Boulding in his 1972 classic, Stable Peace. Boulding was an economist, poet, peace research pioneer and husband of Elise Boulding the peace sociologist and revered author. The slightly ironic law states: “If something exists, then it must be possible.” The intention is to point up the casual dismissal of… read more