The butterfly effect is a term used to describe the idea within chaos theory called sensitive dependence on initial conditions. It explains how single factors creates sensitivity to “initial conditions” such as situations in which events in one area of a network can cause major and unpredictable responses in other parts of the network. Read more.
Chaos is a term used in a mathematical theory describing systems that are very sensitive to the way they are originally set up; small discrepancies in the initial conditions will lead to completely different outcomes when the system has been in operation for a while. Read more..
Compassion (Mettā (Pali) or maitrī (Sanskrit) means benevolence, is a word used to describe “feeling with,” a compassionate person is one who empathizes with those believed to be harmed and who is disposed to go to their aid. Read more.