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Cimrilik - Principle of Parsimony

Principle of Parsimony

Simple things are easy to understand, accept and agree.

a criterion for deciding among scientific theories or explanations. One should always choose the simplest explanation of a phenomenon, the one that requires the fewest leaps of logic.

Art: Science and a little bit of obscurity…

wiki link [en.wikipedia.org]

very simple info [changingminds.org]

*Note also that complexity can be a persuasive principle, using confusion to create uncertainty which you then address.


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    • # Grapefruit

      You really know how to catch the atmosphere in your photos! The composition is also really something!

      2011.08.10 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Unreal

      You're today very philosophical. Simple photo, good composition, funny details! Very good result!

      2011.08.03 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Stormfish

      witty post... interesting picture to it.

      occam's razor is the more complicated explanation for a principle long before being described as the dilemma of the [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordian_Knot]Gordian Knot[/url] - you either hang in there addressing the uncertainty and complexity, or you act and cut through the damn knot, thus dissolving the problem.

      2011.08.03 Edited Reply Cancel

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