Oversimplification Throughout History "These classical evolutionary theories are a gross oversimplification of an immensely complex and intricate mass of facts, and it amazes me that they are swallowed so uncritically and readily and for such a long time by so many scientists." Sir Ernst Chain said this in relation to the subject of religion and evolution, and although I do not necessarily agree with him, I can see his point. I would hardly consider the
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fail to see all of these things and then attempt to follow them, then you are in for a world of trouble. (pun intended) Plato had this problem a couple of thousand years ago, and President George W. Bush has this problem today. As long as our leaders oversimplify the world to only see a selected version of it, the best we can hope for is that they'll open there eyes and hearts some day.