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Re: filmscanners: VueScan and Occam's Razor



In <5.1.0.14.2.20010607100712.0263cb90@mail.polobeam.net>, Marvin Demuth 
wrote:

> While waiting for my RA4 chemicals to come up to 35 degrees C, I had time 
> to look up Ockham on the web. You live in an interesting area.
> 
> I also had time to refresh my memory of my first introduction to Occam's 
> Razor."  John Bogel, the founder of the fabulous Vanguard Mutual Funds 
> Group, devotes a chapter in his most recent book (Common Sense on Mutual 
> Funds) to its application to returns on investments.  He paraphrases Sir 
> William's insight with the phrase "that the simpler the explanation, the 
> more likely it is to be correct."
> 
> We all have so much to learn in mastering our skills in analysis and 
> communication.
>
I liked the remark I saw some years ago in a article about UFO freaks, 
conspiracy theorists, etc., that "they would use Occam's razor to cut your 
throat"! ;-)

Brian Rumary, England

http://freespace.virgin.net/brian.rumary/homepage.htm





 




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