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characterized by extreme and often misleading simplicity

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There is a danger that an overly simplistic offsetting system would not protect these long-established eco-systems.
If he wants to indulge in simplistic polemics about the two world wars he should point the finger at the malevolent force of nationalism in modern European history.
We must focus on removing barriers to high quality care, not rushing to simplistic solutions that create further hurdles to the excellent care we all wish to deliver.
It's far too simplistic to say that hydropower equals methane production.
The simplistic, colorful illustrations featuring toilet paper, trains, and children sitting on potties offer the perfect, child-friendly touch to this excellent read-aloud and share book.
Certainly, that cost-benefit analysis may be different in a country with a much higher rate of HW infection, but I think the article's portrayal of circumcision as a no-brainer is far too simplistic.
Mostly, in years past, historians have blamed factors such as economic competition and states' rights; slavery, most held, was too simplistic a cause.
At the heart of this book is a powerful but more than slightly simplistic concept: companies that want to grow need to climb on a "blue train" of empowerment, enthusiasm and teamwork, and reject a "red train" of defensiveness, defeatism and stagnation.
Briggs' thesis is well-intentioned but somewhat simplistic in its final analysis.
Nicolas Sarkozy's mini-Treaty (presented on 8 September, see Europolitics 3145) is 'a little simplistic but has the merit of re-establishing Europe on France's political agenda', according to British MEP Andrew Duff, ALDE group spokesman on constitutional affairs.
This return to a dangerous but potentially regenerative place--the opposite of the more romantic, simplistic ideal of running away to some fantasized Arcady--constitutes an acknowledgment of the primacy of history, the inevitability of suffering, and the omnipresence of death.
Sion Colvin's statement that since this is a blue state, most drivers are liberal, and therefore must be to blame for road rage, is disingenuously insulting and simplistic.
Reprinted, too, is his first (1930) dance article (on Diaghilev), as well as an admiring but simplistic entry on Stravinsky's working method, and a charming essay on gagaku, the ancient Japanese court dance.
Beautifully shot and pulsating with energy, this is thrilling if simplistic mayhem.