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Ockham’s Razor

March 27, 2008

Given the principle of parsimony, or Ockham’s razor, the simplest explanations for observed phenomena should be preferred over more complicated ones. The indigo and crystal children constructs clearly violate this widely accepted scientific rule. There are much more basic explanations for Asperger’s autism and for ADHD which do not require any metaphysical leaps of faith.

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