Monster-Barring

Term used by Imre Lakatos in *Proofs and Refutations* to denote one
approach for handling “monsters”, counterexamples that arise when terms within
a proof are parsed beyond their original intent.

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Monster-Barring.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proofs_and_Refutations

Certainty is not a
sign of success but of lack of imagination!

Imre Lakatos