My dear fiance introduced me to an article today where 20 PhD’s had been asked to provide a dumbed down summary of their theses so that “ordinary people” would understand them.
One of my favorites were this:
17. People sometimes think about animals as if they’re people. People like those animals a little more than regular animals. Except when they don’t. I can’t believe they gave me a PhD.
I wanted to dumb down my thesis too, so here goes:
People in Kurdistan tend to move around a lot. Mostly because they want money. Or because dictators force them to. Climate change, however, makes no fucking difference.
Pretty damn clear, right?