How Sagan’s Razor Can Help With Extraordinary DEI Claims

When you’re doing Inclusion work, people are going to say things that seem convincing.

Find out about a scientific principle to protect you from being deceived.

Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

– Understanding Sagan’s Razor

– How to apply Sagan’s Razor in evaluating diversity and inclusion initiatives

– Practical steps to ensure your inclusion strategies are evidence-based and effective

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence

“Sagan’s Razor is named after legendary astrophysicist Carl Sagan. It can be summarised by this sentence.”

This is aligned with our evidence-based inclusion practice

“A “razor” is a principle or rule of thumb that helps you make better decisions because it eliminates unlikely explanations or hypotheses.”

Always ask if the evidence is strong enough for your purposes

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