For better than a decade, I have been referring to The Rule of Sgt Schultz, or simply the Rule of Schultz.
Some are puzzled by this phrase.
To me it seemed pretty simple, but quite often we tend to think that all of our thoughts make sense. It is a reference to the Hogan’s Heroes character, Sgt Schultz.
Whenever he knew or saw something that he shouldn’t he would exclaim “I hear nothing, I see nothing, I know nothing!”
This is The Rule of Sgt Schultz.