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Tipping point

The phrase tipping point or angle of repose is a sociological term that refers to that dramatic moment when something unique becomes common.

The concept has been applied in many fields from economics to epidemiology.

It can also be compared to phase transition in physics or the propagation of memes or populations in an unbalanced ecosystem.

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