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Leapfrog progress for S.C.?
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For hundreds of years, we in Western society have thought about things with a lineal and increment mind set. Progress -- in society, commerce, science, engineering, etc. -- was believed to be something that happens sequentially, usually slowly, with one step leading to another. This mindset is embedded in how we think about things and express ourselves “steady as she goes … one step at a time … the tortoise wins the race, etc.” Yes, there have always been breakthroughs that brought big change but they were rare and it usually took years for the effect of the breakthrough to have a widespread impact throughout the general population.