Inverted Occam's Razor
The Inverted Occam's Razor is an ironic metapher for an inverted use of minimalistic principles in science. This principle is often used in pseudo-scientific argumentation claiming that improbable causes and causal chains made a phenomenon plausible. Typical examples are the study of crop circle phenomena (Cereology) and of UFOs.
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