Occam’s Razor “(also written as Ockham’s razor and in Latin lex parsimoniae, which means ‘law of parsimony’) is a problem-solving principle devised by William of Ockham (c. 1287–1347), who was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher and theologian. The principle states that among competing hypotheses that predict equally well, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected. Other, more complicated solutions may ultimately prove to provide better predictions, but—in the absence of differences in predictive ability—the fewer assumptions that are made, the better.”
Which simply translated means- the simplest solution to any given problem (less assumptions) is always the best solution. I spend my days attempting to break down the mixed signals we receive from the mainstream media, politicians, and other seemingly innocuous presenters and arbitrators of the supposed truth.