A complexity bias is the tendency to complicate the easy-to-understand for the sake of avoiding problems, adding drama to an otherwise mundane situation or to impress others, writes Shane Parrish. Most geniuses, he argues, are known for simplifying the complex by "sifting the essential from the non-essential."
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