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Monday, December 21, 2009

Quote of the day: malice

John helps me track down a quote:

"Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence".

This is variously called Hanlon’s Razor, attributed to Napoleon, with a version in Goethe and Heinlein. With a British version by Bernhard Ingham.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanlon%27s_razor