Thursday, March 22, 2007

Slippery When Wet

My students keep writing about how difficult situations result in a "viscous circle."

What exactly are viscous circles, and why are we so alarmed about them?

2 comments:

Shannin said...

I've always been more worried about those spiteful tetrahedrons.

Alison said...

I dunno - when a circle gets viscous enough, you can end up in a very sticky situation...

*ducks*