But the risk is that containing this [nexus] territory, however loosely, constrains it instead — and that the nexus becomes the focus of the analysis, rather than a natural consequence of studying the supporting problems.

Perhaps, like the most distant stars, the nexus is best viewed only with peripheral vision: we can see it’s there, but we shouldn’t focus our gaze directly on it lest its true nature slips from view. And, at the very least, it shows that we should choose our buzzwords with care.