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Why "Not All Men"

The phrase “not all men” has gone through quite a bit of evolution over its lifespan. You can look over on Wikipedia (yes, I know; this is a blog, not a scholarly paper!) for a brief history of the phrase. 1,028 more words

Statistical Learning with Sparsity The Lasso and Generalizations Chapman

A New York State Division of Parole board denied chapman request “due to concern for the public safety and welfare.”

The Second Session of United Nations ESCAP Committee on… 266 more words

Who did it better?: Generalizations

Welcome to our first ever “Who did it better?” Our first contestants are none other than *drumroll* Donald Trump against members of the United States Congress. 1,658 more words

United States

Generalizations and Insensitivity

people who make blanket statements
never take responsibility for what they say
only that they never meant “you” directly


Math Reasoning Stages

Tracy Zager (@TracyZager) asked for some thoughts/pushback on these stages of math reasoning imagined as a flow, so here are my thoughts based on my experience in the classroom… 352 more words

Making Claims

General Izations

General Izations are quite convenient
one size fits all in a tidy package
black and white with no other shades
makes it feel like there’s real order to things… 42 more words


Social Sorting

There is light and darkness.  There is love and hate or happy and sad.  There is the extraordinary and the insignificant.  But most things fall somewhere in between each of these extremes.  635 more words