At 01:48 AM 10/8/98 +1300, J. Maxwell Legg wrote:
>> IAN: Do you have any evidence to support this "very
>> strong statistic" that would show that the purported
>> highest-rate of throat cancer is linked to vagabonds?
>None other than the common sense fact that this statistic was only cited as
>a 'might be the case', a 'for instance' to support the company's prospectus
>of this thread's original 'brainwashing', 'propaganda' proposition; - a
>point of view for which I'm sure there are many other examples that one
>could throw into the pot of probabilities. Aside from the 1/3 probability
>that a drug research $100m startup would write the scam into their
>prospectus that Amsterdam's elephant's graveyard actually requested the drug
>trial on humanitarian grounds then I have no reason to doubt what I read.
>Actual hard copy of the prospectus would have to be dug up by a local in
>Vancouver. I could identify the name but can't recall it.
IAN: I think that I raised a solid statistical case that left your rumor-based case nonexistent. Kessell-Haak and I also raised several reasonable questions to which your only response is the inflammatory diatribe seen above. It reminds me of your rants on the zero conspiracy.
"He who pursues learning will increase every day; he who pursues Tao will decrease every day." Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching)