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Elections quotes

Elections quotes

The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people’s minds would be uninhabitable. Elwyn Brooks White Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.  George Jean Nathan Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each … Continue reading

Guy Fawkes story

The Gunpowder Plot conspirators

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy. Guy Fawkes Guy Fawkes is not dead, he is living inside our minds and our souls with his ideas and our hopes. Carl William Brown Remember, remember, the 5th of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. Folk song Guy Fawkes (1570-1606), also known as Guido Fawkes, English Gunpowder plot conspirator, the only son of Edward Fawkes … Continue reading

Statistics and facts

Statistics and facts

Like other occult techniques of divination, the statistical method has a private jargon deliberately contrived to obscure its methods from non-practitioners. G. O. Ashley Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment. Jean Baudrillard Statistics are no substitute for judgment. Henry Clay I could prove God statistically. George Gallup Round numbers are always false. Samuel Johnson Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance. Morris Kline Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics. Fletcher … Continue reading