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Example of Occam's Razor

Occam's Razor is based on a statement by William of Occam in the 14th century. The common interpretation is that the simplest answer is usually the natural order of things. In fact the statement means that unnecessary complexity is undesirable. Another interpretation is that pluralities of theories aren't to be encouraged. Occam's Razor is usually invoked as an appeal for simplicity in decision making or formulating theories. Naturally, Occam's Razor has itself been subjected to multiple verbose theories on its meaning, which from the basic quote, doesn't seem to require interpretation.

Examples of Occam's Razor:

Apples grow on trees. Not all trees grow apples. Occam's Razor suggests that apples grow on apple trees.

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