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Old 07.08.2018, 20:29
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Re: All about Muslims (in the wake of terrorist attacks in Europe)

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The point is that statistics cannot harm anyone - they are not racist or xenophobic - and should not be seen as such. That was the point of including white immigrants as well as less white ones - so (in this case the UK) the receiving country could make objective decisions about who if anyone they should let immigrate - and similarly for Muslim as well as non-Muslims - that is the topic of this thread y'kno.
True, statistics cannot harm anyone but if they are incorrectly used or misunderstood then then they can cause harm.
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“Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”
― Aaron Levenstein
It is not enough to simply quote the headline numbers; to quote statistics properly you need to dig into them, understand the definitions used, how the numbers are calculated and what is meant.
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