Ben Franklin devised an ingeniously simple tool for managing the tradeoffs inherent in any complex decision.
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Albert Camus’ The Plague and a surgeon’s decision to drop everything and go to Haiti.
There are many approaches to completing a formal analysis of trade-offs. This post will summarize two.