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William of Ockham probably thought of this too.

The less effort it takes to process a factual claim, the more accurate it seems.

Katy Waldman in Slate writes about The Science of Truthiness… 221 more words

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Occam's Razor

Occam’s razor is a logical and philosophical principle stated by the medieval scholar William of Ockham (1285–1347/49). It gives precedence to simplicity; that is to say, of two or more competing theories, the simpler explanation of an entity is to be preferred. 199 more words

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