Saturday, January 24, 2015

How to tell when a naive person is trying to sound intelligent

They'll take a simple idea and try to make it sound complex. As if they haven't noticed how much of a waste of time this is, and how much more there is to gain from making complex ideas simple.


LemmusLemmus said...

(But the latter's also much harder.)

John Althouse Cohen said...

(Of course.)

Richard Lawrence Cohen said...

And the audience that thinks the complex version is more intelligent.