99. Dependence of reaction on speed of change of size

This one is the inverse of #2, “excessive attention to slow processes and underestimation of fast processes”. A frog may be boiled to death in a pot, since if the heat is only turned up a little bit at a time, it does not notice. The same effect must have happened with the deforestation of Easter Island, which involved a slow reduction of trees, over a long enough number of generations, that there was never a point of alarm until it was too late.