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Yardstick of Wealth

Hans Rosling’s Yardstick of Wealth and the Truth about Population

November 10, 2013

The phrase “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics” was made famous by Mark Twain, and sometimes we really feel like this about the hard truth. The facts that are served to us through mass media. Sometimes the quote can be correct. It is easy to use statistics in dubious ways. […]

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Hans Rosling’s Yardstick of Wealth and the Truth about Population

November 10, 2013

The phrase "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics" was made famous by Mark Twain, and sometimes we really feel like this about the hard truth. The facts that are served to us through mass media. Sometimes the quote can be correct. It is easy to use statistics in dubious ways. […]

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