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Occam's Razor

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Occam's Razor

"This," writes Jimmy Ou, "is a picture of my recent ink in commemoration of getting my Ph.D. in molecular pharmacology: Occam's Razor in its original Latin text - Numquam ponenda est pluralitas sine necessitate - roughly translated, 'plurality should never be posited without necessity.' I've always subscribed to this fundamental tenet behind the scientific method not only in my passion for science, but also in my beliefs in philosophy and religion."

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