Willful Ignorance: The Mismeasure of... https://www.amazon.com/dp/0470890444
The first example given is a health one: models say taking this medicine fixes X. But patients fail to take it all the time.
Humans are not to be treated as cold hard facts.
Our reliance on stats, regardless of getting the equation “right”, is very similar to our history of “follow the scripture”.
We’re chasing an outcome of following the numbers and ignoring the process we’re using to get there
It’s a simple process that fails humanity over and over: conform to authorities narrative
Folks like Demore might be following correct mathematical process, but they and their data have no real authority over others in a so-called free society
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