If It’s Simple It’s Probably Untrue

Why clickbait and easy-to-understand claims are almost always wrong

Allan Milne Lees
8 min readMay 3, 2023

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As an old geezer with very little interest in squandering precious moments on social media, I visit a certain well-known site very infrequently and only then to see if my real-life friends have posted something of interest. Recently I made one of my rare dives into those turgid waters and…

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Allan Milne Lees

Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.