Everything is not Your Thing

How our explanation of the world is increasingly simplistic.

We live in a paradoxical age of reasoning. Despite an increasing abundance of easily accessible information, our desire and ability to grasp nuance have been slowly diminishing. Complex problems are withered down, and lazy thinking prevails.

We’ve entered an era of everythingism — the unhealthy practice in which a simplistic framework for understanding issues is sufficient to enter and engage in any nuanced topic. Our model for understanding the world’s…

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