The plural of “anecdote” is not “data”

The title of this post is tongue-in-cheek, but it makes an important point.  Just because many people believe, assert, or convey something does not immediately graduate whatever they report to become scientifically-reliable or even scientifically-useful. This is actually symptomatic of a larger cultural issue here in the US.  Frankly, the dichotomy of what people choose […]

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