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Hanlon’s Razor: How to Avoid Common Missteps in Judgment

On becoming more restrained, and thinking more clearly in the face of adversity

Mike Sturm
Mar 20, 2017 · 4 min read

What Hanlon’s Razor Is

Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.

Why Hanlon’s Razor is Valuable

Using the Razor to Your Advantage

Whenever someone’s presentation of “the facts” includes the word “because” — be skeptical. No bare facts ever include a “because”.

The less you assume you know, the smarter you become.

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