Tweet I will be the first to admit that, when it comes to math and science, I have . . . ah . . . issues, at least as to some subjects. For example, you can talk to me about physics and aerodynamics all you want, but I know that the reasons planes fly is [...]
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Tweet On a regular basis, the New York Times launches an attack against the military. Or more accurately, against the men and women (especially the men) who serve in the military. We get stories about their high drug abuse rates, high crime rates, high insanity rates, and high suicide rates. Usually, when you start digging, [...]
Tweet My mother is miserable. With her, it’s always a chicken and egg thing, as we struggle to figure out if her mental misery causes her physical symptoms or vice versa. This question actually matters because, if there’s a genuine health problem, medical care can perhaps alleviate her misery but, if her suffering is psychosomatic [...]
Tweet Iowahawk explains it all (as Mike Devx already pointed out in a comment). Read his post, and you will get a formula for statistical probability and you’ll get a little primer on why statistical probability, which is a static count, doesn’t work well in a dynamic field — especially one as dynamic as this [...]