Hanlon’s Razor: Why You Shouldn’t Start By Assuming the Worst

  Hanlon’s razor is the adage that you should “never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity”. This suggests that when assessing people’s actions, you should not assume that they acted out of a desire to cause harm, as long as there is a reasonable alternative explanation. For example, if you don’t … Continue reading Hanlon’s Razor: Why You Shouldn’t Start By Assuming the Worst