Fight Against the Lies, New Zealand!

New Zealand’s government is like the patient who keeps tightening the tourniquet every time his face turns blue but doesn’t realize the tourniquet is wrapped around his neck (Article). “The government had near-unanimous support in parliament…” Well, then, parliament is equally as daft as the government, ISN’T IT??? The following statement is a flat-out LIE: […]

Statistics: Neither “lies” nor “damned lies”

Encountered yet another “lies, damned lies, and statistics” adherent this morning. My response: When you adhere to the rules of statistics, there are no “lies” or “damned lies.” There’s only statistics, which is neither. It’s a mathematical science, similar to the science of calculus, originally called infinitesimal calculus or “the calculus of infinitesimals”, which is […]