Simplicity, Complexity, and Chaos

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“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
– Confucius

A Great Read

Our team here at Concentus recently discovered a great article from Farnam Street that we all really loved, and we hope you will enjoy: “Complexity Bias: Why We Prefer Complicated to Simple.”

The article is somewhat lengthy, but it’s worth a read. In essence, it explores the human cognitive bias known as “complexity bias,” a hardwired human tendency to “give undue credence to complex concepts.” The article discusses two primary implications of complexity bias that I found quite interesting and that are particularly useful to understand in relation to investing and wealth planning.
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