The main aim of this site, is to give ideas, that, through a simplification of lifestyle, can lead to an enriched life; in personal fulfillment and personal resource base.
With that in mind, it is worth seeing where the main forms of complexity extend from, in modern industrial cultures. In my opinion the two primary causes, leading to the complexity in modern life are energy use and fiat banking. I don't think either are inherently evil, however the way they work in contemporary society needs to be understood, before you can understand how much of an effect they have in the complexity of everyday life. The following video gives a good overall synopsis of current energy and touches lightly on current banking systems.