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Out of the air a voice without a face
Proved by statistics that some cause was just
To suppose that "I know" is a descriptive phrase, is only one example of the descriptive fallacy, so common in philosophy. Even if ...
Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.
The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. ...
and Olaf, too

preponderatingly because
unless statistics lie he was
more brave than me: more blond than you.
Utility is our national shibboleth: the savior of the American businessman is fact and his uterine half-brother, statistics.
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.
Science is analytical, descriptive, informative. Man does not live by bread alone, but by science he attempts to do so. Hence the ...
We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is ...
He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts--for support rather than illumination.
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