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The Case Against Simplicity

The Pursuit of Simplicity Only Serves to Manufacture Our Consent, Not Our Understanding.

Cat looking for the understanding in complexity.
Seeking the understanding in complexity. Illustration by author.

There is nothing humans hate more than not knowing their place in the universe. We are continually looking at the world around us and demanding to understand our value within it. But that value is not easy to discern. Like a hurricane, there is no single root cause in a…




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