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So, what's the difference between this and Occam's razor?--ZooGuard (talk) 08:00, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

As I understand it, parsimony is a general principle of thrift, while Occam's razor is an application of it to a specific domain (ideas). Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 08:03, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

"Parsimony and God" logic as used by fictional characters[edit]

The problem with the logic in the "Parsimony and God" section is that if say, Harry Potter applied it, it would lead him to the conclusion that J.K Rowling does not exist, which she in fact does.Skadooshbag (talk) 19:20, 13 May 2020 (UTC)

So, after doing a quick read of the section in question I feel like the point went over your head with room to spare. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 19:40, 13 May 2020 (UTC)