... Don’t apply any model until you understand the simplifying assumptions
on which it is based, and you can test their validity.
Catch phrase: use only as directed.
Don’t limit yourself to a single model: More than one model may be useful
for understanding different aspects of the same phenomenon.
Catch phrase: legalize polygamy.”
Saul Golomb, “Mathematical Models—Uses and Limitations,” 1970 .
Karl Johan Aström & Richard M. Murray
ISBN-10: 0-691-13576-2 (alk. paper)
Chapter Three, p.77