Resilience and Diversity, Pt. 1

In hindsight this seems obvious, but for a system to be resilient, it must have diversity. The classic example is mono-culture agriculture. Efficient, yes. Everything matures at the same time so it can be harvested all at once. But when some pest finds an opening, the entire crop is vulnerable. Not just one farm, but all farms with the same strain. Fragile.

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