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Technique of philosophical discourse wherein the most obvious and simple explanation must be pointedly ignored to allow discussion of weak and immediately falsifiable alternatives. Used primarily to draw out a discussion with minimal danger of actually reaching a resolution.
"Maybe I'm overthinking this. Maybe I'm not transgendered. Maybe it's just internalized misogyny. Maybe I'm really a self-hating lesbian."
"Yeah, that you've been miserable all your life unless when identifying as male isn't worth considering. Dude, you're totally using Occam's Toilet Brush."
by Sean Miner December 07, 2007
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Technique of philosophical discourse wherein the most obvious and simple explanation must be pointedly ignored to allow discussion of weak and immediately falsifiable alternatives. Used primarily to draw out a discussion with minimal danger of actually reaching a resolution.
"Maybe I'm overthinking this. Maybe I'm not transgender. Maybe it's just internalized misogyny. Maybe I'm really a self-hating lesbian."
"Yeah, that you've been miserable all your life except when identifying as male isn't worth considering. Dude, you're totally using Occam's Toilet Brush."
by Sean Miner December 07, 2007

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