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Hit for six: Miandad's six is metaphor for chaos and complexity

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7454.1500-a (Published 17 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1500
  1. Vivian S Rambihar, cardiologist ([email protected])
  1. Medical Arts Building, #3302, 3000 Lawrence E, Toronto, ON, Canada M1P 2V1

    EDITOR—Miandad's six, as analysed by Abbasi and Khan in their short report,1 is a metaphor that takes us beyond the boundary to new thinking. It is similar to the butterfly metaphor of chaos and complexity science: “A butterfly flapping its wings in Texas causes a tornado in Texas.” This six caused ripples across time and space.


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