The Power of Lonely

This reminds me of Foundation, or espionage. Secretly assign multiple people to a task to reap the benefits. That doesn't mean assigning a group of people to a task would perform worse. There is a difference between multiple people working alone and multiple people working together.

From the article:

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Machiavelli on Geography (The Prince)

The Prince. Chapter XIV. Paragraph 4.

"...and learns something of the nature of localities, and gets to find out how the mountains rise, how the valleys open out, how the plains lie, and to understand the nature of rivers and marshes, and in all this to take the greatest care …

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Diagram - Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez:

In my senior year of high-school we read Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez. The narrator acts as an investigator who tries to piece-together what happened to Santiago Nasser. The narrator, and consequently the author, uses time to convey a sense of intensity and rising action. I …

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