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Occam's Safety Guard - contends that devising clever alternatives to the simplest solution can be safely avoided all together, as the result will inevitably be the same. It is, if you will, the scabbard with which Occam's Razor can be safely stored.

It is in a sense, it is the principle which destroys the dreaded, 'analysis to paralysis' dynamic.
The tedious nature of these meetings, in which we indulge every clever thought that comes out of someone's head, could be thwarted through the use of "Occam's Safety Guard".

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Andrej should consider employing Occam's Safety Guard before he delves into the complexities of Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich creation.
by The Infernal Machine December 21, 2011

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