I have had so many battles to fight since those heedless days, that they have left me no time to distil all the least actions
of daily life, and to do everything so that it falls in with those rules of etiquette and good taste which wither the most generous emotions.
The first of pleasures, that which at the outset comprehends all the others, is set about with such perils that it is impossible not to reflect upon the least actions
which it provokes, impossible not to calculate all its consequences.
It said the 10 countries taking the least action
to do anything about slavery are, in order: North Korea, Iran, Syria, Eritrea, Central African Republic, Libya, Equatorial Guinea, Uzbekistan, Republic of the Congo and Iraq.
The least action
(or Hamilton's) principle [1,2] states that the variation of the action A gives null result, namely
Recently derivation of CTG equations was made based on the principle of least action
At least action
appears to have been taken quickly.
But although Feynman could be lighthearted and amusing when explaining science, he was starkly serious when in its thrall; once enticed by a high-school teacher to study a spinoff of Fermat's Principle called the "principle of least action
," he was smitten.
Those which do most to boost energy efficiency, in a league table which will be produced each year, will get a 10% bonus while those which take the least action
will pay a 10% penalty.
But Darwinian Evolution, being a natural process, is itself subject to the principle of least action
Still, at least action
had been taken to reduce demand for the loos by making it hellishly difficult to obtain refreshments.