But it would be reductive to make that parallel a blanket one.
Because it's too cautious to dramatize real problems and too reductive to tackle them realistically.
It is all too easy to be heavy-handed and reductive, something of which Freud himself was guilty on many occasions.
But even that's too reductive for a series that relishes the gamesmanship, intrigue, and corruption that follows in their wake.
He had read a positive review of his own work that nonetheless struck him as reductive and inaccurate.
At a boiling heat, in presence of dilute acids, it is split up, yielding a reductive sugar.
Now that the law compels a list of dangerous drugs on the label, the cures proceed admittedly by a reductive principle.