20.Hitchens' Razor - Deepstash

20.Hitchens' Razor

“What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.”

― Christopher Hitchens

If you make a claim, it's up to you to prove it, not to me to disprove it.

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A coder & an addict of Knowledge.

Knowledge is meant to be shared, like a flame of a candle that lights another and the two brighten up the room. I want to give GURWINDER of https://www.gurwinder.blog his flowers. He came up with this amazing 30 Concepts. I just felt that the community here at Deepstash could benefit because this is a community that's quite intentional with their actions and aim at amassing a great tone of knowledge. During my earliest days on this platform I focussed on theories that explain humans, why and how they behave. I stashed a lot, I am pretty sure this will be of great use to the community, 🦉

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