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Having multiple theories is not necessarily a good state of the world.

(naively, one might have thought that abundance of theories is good; but in fact, multiple theories means it is not clear which one is appropriate for a given case)

Is there a single word or phrase that could replace the " good state of the world" in the sentence above?

  • In conversations, 'blessing' would often be the term chosen. 'Having multiple theories is not necessarily the best condition to be in.' is more formal. – Edwin Ashworth Jan 18 '18 at 12:03
  • If you found this in a publication or another source, could you please add that source? – IkWeetHetOokNiet Jan 18 '18 at 13:24
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    Having multiple theories is not necessarily ideal. – jxh Jan 18 '18 at 22:11
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Another option is, 'Having multiple theories is not necessarily desirable.'

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