"A movie is a set of pictures that are organized in a very nice way, a simulation is a set of models which are ordered in time." -Joshua Tan, from Ep 3 of The Life Cycle podcast
AKA a model is to a simulation... what a frame is to an animation.
“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.”
― Max Planck
Agriculture and "culture" in general, both examples of things that lose value when scaled, that would benefit from not being industrialized.
Metaphor- Chess and Design
It can be tempting to think of the goal is taking your opponent's pieces and protecting your own, but don't lose sight of the actual goal of the game: taking your opponent's king. All moves are in service of that one goal.