What is Moss Occam?

If you’re considering a complex problem, consider Occam’s razor, because simple is often best. (Image credit: Laurence Dutton via Getty Images)

Occam’s Razor (also spelled Occam’s Razor) cuts through complexity with no-nonsense style. The philosophical maxim “Numquam ponenda est pluralitas sine necessity”, written in the 14th century by the Franciscan monk William of Ockham, translates to “Numquam ponenda est pluralitas sine necessity”, written by the Franciscan monk William of Ockham in the 14th century, translates to “Numquam ponenda est pluralitas sine necessity”. In other words, all else being equal, simple is best.

Is this really true? Is the simplest explanation usually the best?

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