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Old 01-11-2012   #1
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Default SWJ quote of 2012 (H/T French Defence Analysis Stphane Taillat)

SWJ quote of 2012 (H/T French Defence Analysis Stphane Taillat)

If you tell people the world is complicated, youre not doing your job as a social scientist. They already know its complicated. Your job is to distill it, simplify it, and give them a sense of what is the single [cause], or what are the couple of powerful causes that explain this powerful phenomenon. (Samuel Huntington son protg Fareed Zakaria)
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"Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler." - Albert Einstein

(This has also been quoted as "Make everything as simple as possible, but no simpler.")
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