Ratchet effect

by Limbic on September 8, 2013

Forget that Miley Cyrus junk, this is the real ratchet. 

Ratchet effect – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: “A metaphorical ratchet effect is an instance of the restrained ability of human processes to be reversed once a specific thing has happened, analogous with the mechanical ratchet that holds the spring tight as a clock is wound up. It is related to the phenomena of featuritis and scope creep in the manufacture of various consumer goods, and of mission creep in military planning.”

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