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There comes a time in the lives an obscure writer when you get the chance to see, after taking an opinion on something, just how prescient you really were.
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry shows that “voxsplaining” is nothing more than taking a collection of talking points from the port side of the partisan divide and pretending that they explain complex policy issues, and further points out that those talking points are compiled in a manner that is at best misinformed, and at worst, utterly disingenuous. 108 more words
An excellent post on the fallacy of 5-year survival rates, by Ezra Klein and first posted at Vox.
An improved five-year survival rate is evidence of nothing other than an improved five-year survival rate and, more likely than not, an earlier diagnosis, not a later death. 15 more words