If things were different, things wouldn't be the way they are."
I've heard of the "strong" and the "weak" anthropic principle, but never Park's "screwy." His articulation, or his paraphrase of somebody else's, is trivial, but I do think there's a there there in decent formulations. The name is too grand for what it is, which I'd say is just about a special kind of selection or sample bias. Rather than an answer to a question, it's more a corrective for the biased questioner. Bias is something that needs pointing out, more or less by definition, and it's common. It's not like a gratuitous cry of "foul" either, since it specifies the bias it's asserting, which is straightforwardly confirmed.
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