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Unformatted text preview: are correct increases. However, their probability of being correct dramatically decreases. A choice of a paradigm can therefore be seen as somewhat like the choice between taking a single step toward your destination or jumping 100 yards in a direction which is most likely wrong but could be right. The paradigm specifies a range of views which optimize the gain/risk decision. Many small but correct steps gain more in the long run than a few big steps likely to be wrong. The next three figures illustrate the factors underlying an actual choice of a paradigm. In order to illustrate the factors, a three dimensional figure would be needed. You must, therefore, combine the next figure which gives the front view (right to left) with the third figure which gives the side view (front to back)....
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