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What is Occam’s Razor?

If you’re considering a complex problem, consider Occam’s Razor, because simplicity is often better. (Image credit: Laurence Dutton via Getty Images) Occam’s Razor (also spelled Ockham’s Razor) cuts through complexity with a pragmatic approach. The philosophical maxim “Numquam ponenda est pluralitas sine necessitate”, written by the 14th century Franciscan friar William of Ockham, translates to …

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Man accused of holding razor blade to woman's neck on JetBlue flight, officials say

Man accused of holding razor blade to woman’s neck on JetBlue flight, officials say

A Utah man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly held a razor blade to a woman’s neck during a robbery. Merrill Darrell Fackrell, 41, was on a JetBlue flight from New York to Salt Lake City on Nov. 21 when he allegedly assaulted the passenger next to him, according to the Justice Department. …

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