The Emperor's new Clothes

There are two ways of constructing a software design: one way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies and the other way is make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies.

~ C.A.R. Hoare, "The Emperor's Old Clothes," CACM Feb. 1981

P.S.: The PDF to 'The Emperor's Old Clothes' is an AdFly wrapped link. Not that you won't find it elsewhere, it's another experiment here. :-)