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The simplest answer

Usually

Is the right one

Thanks razor-boy

Of all the

Possible answers

To life’s

Dramatic questions

The simplest never

Includes the heart… 15 more words

Billfriday.com

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Frustra fit per plura, quod potest fieri per pauciora. It is pointless to do with more what can be done with fewer.

—William of Ockham

Government

No Way Out But In

A proposition that cannot be carried into practice at all cannot be true. An act that cannot be implemented in actuality must be somehow incoherent: self-refuting – for example, you can’t mean it when you say, “this statement is a lie” – or a contradiction in terms either simple or implicit – e.g., there’s just no way to implement “2 + 3 = 4,” for it is a contradiction in terms. 1,039 more words

Theology

Generation 467, 1320-1340. Two worlds, two natures

In this generation, the Mediterranean was dominated by two powers.  But the exchange of ideas only went one way, so far as I can tell, with consequences that are still felt today. 1,017 more words

Harding homecoming author book signing

I’m looking forward to the author book signing this Saturday during HARDING UNIVERSITY’S HOMECOMING.  The book signing will take place in the Student Center beginning at 10:45. 158 more words

Larry Hunt

Quote of the Day

Frustra fit per plura, quod potest fieri per pauciora. It is pointless to do with more what can be done with fewer.

—William of Ockham

Science

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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