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Simple solutions to complex problems

Are there simple solutions to complex problems? Can you give an example.

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Are there simple solutions to complex problems? Can you give an example.

It's rare that a complex problem has a simple solution, or that the simple solution doesn't have far-ranging side effects.

Here are some phrases one should read:

"For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong."

We all know H. L. Mencken's quip: For every complicated problem, there is a simple solution; AND IT IS WRONG!

For every complex problem there is a simple solution, and it is invariably wrong.--H.L. Meneken

"Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler."
? Albert Einstein

The ability to come up with simple creative solutions to complex problems is an all too rare skill. I think it would be right to say, ...

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This solution provides information on whether we have simple solutions to complex problems. The solution uses a few examples to explain the same.

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