Archives for December 4, 2011

“Lies, damned lies and statistics….”

It's a saying; please don't get offended or accuse me of swearing!So, here's a fact. No matter what fact a person cites, someone will contradict it. If I say to a sufficiently large audience (anywhere, anytime) "The Bible contains 66 books" SOMEONE will inevitably correct me by saying (for example) "No, it has only 49 books." And often they'll simply toss out the correction in a kind of "Gotcha!" fashion and leave it there without explanation. It happens all the time.(The "fact" is that … [Read more...]