All too often we do what’s easy, at the expense of what’s simple. http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Simple-Made-Easy Rich Hickey I think programmers have become inured to incidental complexity, in particular by confusing familiar or concise with simple. And when they encounter complexity, they consider it a challenge to overcome, rather than an obstacle to remove. Overcoming complexity isn't work, it's waste. http://www.simple-talk.com/opinion/geek-of-the-week/rich-hickey-geek-of-the-week/ Rich Hickey I think programmers have become inured to incidental complexity... when they encounter complexity, they consider it a challenge to overcome, rather than an obstacle to remove.Overcoming complexity isn't work, it's waste. Rich Hickey