# American Journal of Sociology

 Random Link ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Jul 8, 2016 » 0. Introduction 2 min; updated Nov 6, 2021 Introduction The Tipping Point is the biography of how little things had big effects. From 1992 to 1997, murder rates dropped 64.3% to 770 and total crimes fell by $$\approx$$ 50% to 355,893. Geometric progressions are non-intuitive, e.g. if given a large paper and asked to fold it 50x, the stack’s height will be $$\approx$$ the distance to the sun. This is a popular illustration. The standard paper’s thickness, $$h_0$$, is \(0....