We at PCA would love to solve everthing

  mammak 22:03 02 Nov 2006

But we cant I had this great big rant ready an it is gone we cant solve everything can we but we can keep on trying way you go PCA.

PS.Yes I am in a strange mood tonight

  wolfie3000 22:17 02 Nov 2006

Strange indeed,

I gues the forum by its very nature cant solve a problem as soon as we like because it requires some to first post the answer and also secondly it has to be the right answer.

  VoG II 22:23 02 Nov 2006

Complex problems often have a simple solution. Which is wrong.

  Dragon_Heart 22:33 02 Nov 2006

Don't expect the worst ...... it's much more dire than that !

  WhiteTruckMan 22:59 02 Nov 2006

Ignore occams razor at your peril.


  wolfie3000 23:11 02 Nov 2006

Occams razor????

  Brumas 23:18 02 Nov 2006


  Forum Editor 23:22 02 Nov 2006

William Occam (or Ockham) was an English philosopher who died in 1347. He believed that a problem should be stated in its basic and simplest terms, and that in science, the simplest theory that fits the facts of a problem is the one that should be selected.

The rule (known as Occam's razor) means that the simplest of two or more competing theories is preferable and that an explanation for unknown phenomena should first be attempted in terms of what is already known.

There's weirdness in the forum tonight.

  Dragon_Heart 23:29 02 Nov 2006

I thought William of Ockham was a 14th century English logician and Franciscan friar ?

" There's weirdness in the forum tonight. " Is there a full mooooooooooooooon ?

  wolfie3000 01:13 03 Nov 2006

Thanks FE thats made it alot cleared???? lol

  Chegs ®™ 06:07 03 Nov 2006

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