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Occam's Razor - New entry on WikiSynergy

Postby Scepcop » 26 Jul 2009, 00:25

http://wikisynergy.com/~wikisyne/w/inde ... am's_razor

What do you think? Analysis? Feedback? Are the arguments sound?
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Re: Occam's Razor - New entry on WikiSynergy

Postby Franc28 » 26 Jul 2009, 07:36

There is so much wrong with this article, I really don't know where to start. Who the hell wrote it?

Given the downplaying of O's R and the constant emphasis on "evidence," I'd guess it was written by a skeptic, but I could be wrong.
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Re: Occam's Razor - New entry on WikiSynergy

Postby Scepcop » 26 Jul 2009, 12:20

Purple scissors wrote it. He is a regular poster here. Didn't you know? WIkiSynergy is his site.

What is wrong with the article? It seems to make sense.
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Re: Occam's Razor - New entry on WikiSynergy

Postby Franc28 » 26 Jul 2009, 12:23

I have not seen that nickname here yet.

Either way, here is an old article I wrote (when I was still a skeptic) which gives my own position on O's R:

http://www.strongatheism.net/library/at ... ams_razor/
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Re: Occam's Razor - New entry on WikiSynergy

Postby jakesteele » 26 Jul 2009, 15:58

Overall, I thought the article was great. It, along with Franc28's definition, are the most fleshed out definitions I've encountered to date. I love that Wiki site.
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