Use this to shave off the negativity from your life🪒
#103 | Hanlon's Razor
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Today we are talking about a simple mental model called Hanlon’s Razor
The Ant-Negativity Razor🪒
Yea, that’s what I like to call Hanlon’s Razor.
A razor here is a simple mental tool to shave off unnecessary information or noise from a decision.
The most popular razors are Occam’s and Hanlon’s.
Hanlon’s razor goes like this -
“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity”
There is of course to more to the model, but this is the essence of it.
We have written a short blog post on the topic this week, do check it out -
What is a Razor?
What is Hanlon’s Razor?
2 variations and examples and how to apply them.
Cases where Hanlon’s Razor doesn’t work
And much more🚀🚀🚀
💭Something to chew on
What parts of your life can be made simpler if you applied Hanlon’s Razor?
Think about it🤔
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