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Simplicity

  • Stories Are Important, We Should Get Them Right

    The appeal of parables is that they reveal a simple truth without having to explain facts and that is also why they are so dangerous. The world is not such a simple place, which is why parables so often lead us astray. As Alfred North Whitehead put it, seek simplicity, but distrust it.

  • Seek Simplicity, But Distrust It

    While we yearn for simple rules, those rules are often lead us astray. We need to find a way to make peace with complexity.