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Thread: Seems McCain was none too pleased with Palin. Off Topic

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    Quote Originally Posted by Losthwy View Post
    This an interesting read. Those who primarily watch Fox News are significantly more likely to have misperceptions, while those who primarily listen to NPR or watch PBS are significantly less likely.
    Please stop digging up biased sources that support your biased opinions. People use statistics incorrectly to "prove" a point. The correct use of statistics is to show the probability that a hypothesis is incorrect. To understand this distinction, consider this: No matter how many examples you find that agree with a hypothesis, it only takes one example to to disprove that hypothesis. If you paid attention to the last election, the statistics were used incorrectly to show that Obama would win by a double digit lead, yet, his lead was only 6%, less than half of what the pundits predicted.

    "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."
    Benjamin Disraeli
    Last edited by Paul Johnson; 11-07-2008 at 12:01 PM.

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