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6 August 2004

Bad news and terror alerts

Aren’t statistics fun?  What trends do we see here? Any?

And an excellent “complication
by Winston Smith, at philosoraptor.  “Complication” because it shows
that the story that you think you see may or may not be there, and in
the social world, it’s always quite complicated.  As he notes:

Remember: as terrible as this administration is, and as important as it
is to get them out of office, there are bigger things at stake here.
The issue of what methods of inquiry and persuasion we allow into our
political discourse is bigger even than this election, for decisions
about this will have repercussions far into the future, affecting not
only this election, but unknown numbers of future elections.

Oh, and the truth. That’s at stake too. Let’s not forget about that.

Posted in Politicks on 6 August 2004 at 4:13 pm by Nate