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Bingo!  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foundation_series

That's the series.  Thank you very much!


On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Lightner, Jeff <JLightner at water.com>wrote:

>   This sounds a little like the Foundation Trilogy of books (which later
> had at least one more book) by Isaac Asimov.****
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> In that someone named Harry Seldon as I recall designed society and used
> something called psychohistory to predict what its major crises would be
> over time.   That was the main society.  It turned out in one of the books
> that he had actually setup two societies with the other being one more
> involved in the mind and it was used to bring the first society back into
> plan when unforeseen events occurred.   It?s been years since I read them.
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> *From:* ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org] *On Behalf Of *Robert
> L. Harris
> *Sent:* Tuesday, April 30, 2013 1:45 PM
> *To:* Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> *Subject:* [ale] WAY OT: Remembering a book****
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> Ever try to think of a book you read 20+ years ago that you can't remember
> the author or title?****
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> For a couple weeks I've been trying to remember the name/title of a book I
> must have read in college or high school.  It was about a society that
> split in two, one high tech and one low tech concerned with the mind.  The
> low tech disappeared and they left a hint (I believe) they could be found
> at the other end of the universe.****
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> Not sure why I want to find it but I can't get the bloody thing out of my
> head until I find it.****
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> Robert****
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