Survival Strategies

Huff gives five questions you can use to face a statistic and talk back:

  1. Who says so? What might their agenda be? Do the authorities cited really say what is being claimed?
  2. How do they know? What tests did they do?
  3. What is missing? (Do they present significant results, sources of error, deviation, type of average, type of study they've done?
  4. Did somebody change the subject?
  5. Does it make sense?



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