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over-simplification

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  • Yes, that might seem like an impossible goal, an abstract, hypothetical statement that is meant to go in one ear and out of the other, soliciting a derisive chuckle or blank stare, or even angrily dismissed as an over-simplification before being placed high on the proverbial shelf with other ridiculous ideas -- but it's not.

    Jeffrey Page: Dance Will Save the World

  • Yes, that might seem like an impossible goal, an abstract, hypothetical statement that is meant to go in one ear and out of the other, soliciting a derisive chuckle or blank stare, or even angrily dismissed as an over-simplification before being placed high on the proverbial shelf with other ridiculous ideas -- but it's not.

    Jeffrey Page: Dance Will Save the World

  • Any analogy between a potential antitrust case against Google and the antitrust case against Microsoft ignores the underlying facts and is a misguided over-simplification of the complicated nature of the on-line search market.

    David Balto: Google Is No Microsoft

  • Yes, that might seem like an impossible goal, an abstract, hypothetical statement that is meant to go in one ear and out of the other, soliciting a derisive chuckle or blank stare, or even angrily dismissed as an over-simplification before being placed high on the proverbial shelf with other ridiculous ideas -- but it's not.

    Jeffrey Page: Dance Will Save the World

  • Any analogy between a potential antitrust case against Google and the antitrust case against Microsoft ignores the underlying facts and is a misguided over-simplification of the complicated nature of the on-line search market.

    David Balto: Google Is No Microsoft

  • Any analogy between a potential antitrust case against Google and the antitrust case against Microsoft ignores the underlying facts and is a misguided over-simplification of the complicated nature of the on-line search market.

    David Balto: Google Is No Microsoft

  • Many erstwhile cold warriors long for the (idealized) clarity of the Cold War, when any "Communist" offshoot was obviously an enemy (itself an over-simplification).

    Paul Scham: Why Islamism Can't Be Compared to Communism

  • In depicting hero reformers saving innocent children from villainous unionists, Guggenheim has told a theatrical story that aims for moral indignation through over-simplification.

    Jonathan Gyurko: On Guggenheim's Cutting Room Floor

  • Many erstwhile cold warriors long for the (idealized) clarity of the Cold War, when any "Communist" offshoot was obviously an enemy (itself an over-simplification).

    Paul Scham: Why Islamism Can't Be Compared to Communism

  • Yes, that might seem like an impossible goal, an abstract, hypothetical statement that is meant to go in one ear and out of the other, soliciting a derisive chuckle or blank stare, or even angrily dismissed as an over-simplification before being placed high on the proverbial shelf with other ridiculous ideas -- but it's not.

    Jeffrey Page: Dance Will Save the World

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