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“Understanding” and Occam’s razor

At the beginning of the 20th century, the physicists Hendrik Lorentz and Albert Einstein both concluded independently that measurements of light speed would be the same for all observers. But while both arrived at the same

Seven tools for thinking #5 Occam’s razor

All things being equal, the simplest solution is usually the best one. William of Ockham You’ve probably heard the old adage that if you hear the pounding of hooves echoing through the Wiltshire