[Taxacom] Hanlon's razor (and Portulacaceae)

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Fri Feb 20 07:58:59 CST 2009

From: "Kenneth Kinman" <kennethkinman at webtv.net>
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2009 2:35 PM
> When it comes to taxonomy in particular, I think Hanlon's Razor
> itself is too simplistic.

I remember the saying as:
"Never attribute to malice what can be explained by laziness", but I am 
unsure as to where I read it. It always looked appropriate this way; there 
certainly is no lack of people who are lazy.


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