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Muddle

Original name of MDL.
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The transition from the aforementioned premise to the 'art of muddling through' is but one small step.
So we just have to fall back on the great British tradition of muddling through, even if we don't know where we're muddling to.
Arguably, the author's most controversial assessments credit President Jimmy Carter for "muddling through" the 1979-81 Iranian Hostage Crisis, and his acknowledgment of President Obama's incremental response to Syria's use of chemical weapons in 2014.
This letter is the product of failure - the failure of the media to criticise the abject religious certainties of our public figures, failures great and small that have kept almost every society on this earth muddling over God and despising those who muddle differently.
'It's deeply disappointing he got beaten but I think it was the muddling pace as much as anything that accounted for his defeat.
Perhaps another reason that muddling is becoming so popular is that it broadens the bartender's choice of ingredients--all sorts of berries, herbs, and fruits can be used in muddled drinks, and there's no need to make, say, a pint of fresh blueberry juice prior to opening the doors, and having to toss half of it down the sink at closing time.
Also, I think we may be muddling towards a less coercive, more decentralized future largely because of the collaborative skills and gift economy sensibilities that we are developing online through the open source movement, file sharing, and the like.
In a variety of books and articles, both published and in process, I've been out pushing the idea of the "economics of muddling through" as the description of the approach to policy that will become standard in economics over the next 20 or 30 years.
TONY Blair was furious last night after Labour's Scottish leader admitted "muddling" pounds 36,000 of his expenses.