Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member


In reply to the discussion: Atheist Q&A [View all]


(146,218 posts)
13. In medicine, there is a similar construct.
Fri Feb 10, 2012, 09:21 PM
Feb 2012

When you hear hoofbeats, look for horses, not zebras.

The difference in medicine is that it is more cost effective to go for the more obvious answer. If you don't find any horses, then you can look for zebras. And if you don't see any zebras, you can look for unicorns.

Latest Discussions»Issue Forums»Religion»Atheist Q&A»Reply #13