shallow, simplistic


shallow, simplistic


Example Sentences:

Ramayana:  The question of why Rama banished Sita is so morally complex that any facile explanation will alienate more than illuminate.

Mahabharata:  When Arjuna is grief-struck at the death of Abhimanyu, Krishna doesn’t offer any facile explanation for the perennial problem of evil: why do bad things happen to good people?

Bhagavad-gita:  To explain away the Gita’s battlefield setting as merely symbolic is not just facile; it is misleading.

Comments ( 2 )

  • Harivamsa Dasa

    Facile analysis and solutions to inherently complex life situations are often the outcome of one’s conceited “I-know-it-all” disposition.

  • Chaitanya Charan Das

    That would have been a facile claim if not for the qualifying ‘often’.

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