Imamoglu for Lewis Carroll, the whimsical author of Alice in Wonderland, once told of a map of the German countryside that had a scale of one to one. It was, of course, a wonderfully detailed representation. But it could not be used because when unfolded it covered all the crops. Theories should not be so cumbersome that they cannot fruitfully be employed. Good maps have clear legends or explanatory captions. They maintain the same scale throughout and do not randomly change their format. Likewise, to remain parsimonious, a theory must be relatively uniform in its structure. Imamoglu 2016.

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