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Muphry’s Law

Browsing the “see also” list on Wikipedia’s Occam’s Razor page, I made a beeline for “Murphy’s Law.” Being a Murphy, I’m relatively familiar with the phrase, but I’ve never looked into its origin. I clicked the link and saw this: … Continue reading

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Occam’s Razor

Occam on a Wigu t-shirt So this guy, Ockham, never actually said, “the simplest explanation is usually the correct one.” That is kind of what he was implying though. What Father William de Ockham actually said was “entities must not … Continue reading

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