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Liberals Have All The Answers, But Their Answers Aren't Actually True

jerrymat Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 1:32 PM
Quite realistically, opposite sides always want to think that the other is making up lies. That is basically because opposite sides do not want to give serious consideration to the other's reasoning. As for voters who don't use their brains you must read the book by Bryan Caplan, The Myth of the Rational Voter. His thesis is something like the idea that the large uninformed mass tends to vote randomly, so that a small informed group, voting as a block will create the majority.

Moonbat Exterminator wrote: JR, your assertion that computing a single number for the average temperature of the planet is mathematically impossible is incorrect. It would in fact be a simple, straightforward calculation. In statistics, it's called the mean of sampling means. The weakness of such a statistic is that the enormous variability in the data far exceeds the variability in that number. Even the 90 % confidence interval would be much larger than the variations in that average, making it useless from a practical standpoint. - Al Gore Warming

Dear Moon,

I think we are talking about two different things,...