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Too-big-to-survive rule

Synonyms: Rule too-big-to-succeed

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  1. With an increase in size the probability of deleterious interactions also increases.


This rule is contrary to the widely held and ideologically enforced too-big-to-fail myth.


  • Physics: Large nuclei, containing many protons and neutrons, at the end of the periodic table of elements tend to become unstable.
  • Sociology(society): Empires grow and vanish.

(c) Mato Nagel, Weißwasser 2004-2023, Disclaimer