OIL AND WATER ARE NOT THE ONLY THINGS THAT DON’T MIX
Synthesis is only one of the processes of creation and evolution.
Scientists and Politicians (also Preachers and Salespeople) look for the lowest common denominator - to make their jobs easier.
Common knowledge is usually misleading (I imagine that why it’s called ‘Common- knowledge’)
A ‘conglomeration’ is a ‘mess’ (i.e. a mixture of things that don’t mix).
The Best, if not the Only, example of a conglomeration that can be considered GOOD is: A Plate of S P A G H E T T I !