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Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics re #Climate financing in @WashTimes

August 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics re #Climate financing in @WashTimes

When it comes to the use (and, more appropriately, misuse) of analysis, perhaps the most powerful phrase is “There are three kinds of lies:¬†Lies, damn lies, and statistics“. a phrase describing the persuasive power of numbers, particularly the use of statistics to bolster weak arguments Today’s Washington Times provides an excellent example of this¬†(ab)use of […]

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