Use complexity as a weapon … (but you might fail)

From Tunnel Vision to Lateral Vision – In the Media & Elsewhere with Gillian Tett, a very short vido speech shared by the Sante Fe Institute, has a very nice reflection on why society accepts crisises like the financial-2008

Use complexity as a weapon

The closing statement of the short fragment tells it all:

“If you want to hide something in broad daylight today, the easiest way to do it […] is to simply wrap it up in acronyms and jargon; and then it will be hidden in plain sight by virtue of the fact that everyone else will look away, because we culturally label that as boring, geeky, and dull.”

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