thespike at satx.rr.com
Tue Mar 20 03:49:47 UTC 2007
At 08:22 PM 3/19/2007 -0700, Spike wrote:
> > *Not* "maximizing", unless you add situational provisos (we're K, not
> > r). "Optimizing" might be better, but that's dangerously
> > teleological. "Good-enough-izing" is what I'd call it.
>Would that be called adequatizing? Or perhaps medianizing?
No. I was playing on the (in some quarters famous) coinage by the
object relations psychologist
D. W. Winnicot of "good-enough mothering".
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