86% of all statistics are made up on the spot John.
Ah. You have also read Darrell Huff's wonderful little book "How to Lie with Statistics" (1954, and still in print!).86% of all statistics are made up on the spot John.
And this was some sort of witchcraft happening...not astrology; you can do that at home!
I also have enormous respect for science, and the scientific method... Which is why I wish you didn’t lump climate scientists into the same lot as the media and politicians, but I’ll digress.@Mountain_Man_79 Chris, I've been pointing out to people how the media, politicians, "scientists" and similar low life do exactly that for much of the last 40 years (as in the phrase "climate change scientists" - I have enormous respect for science, and the scientific method - shame that these people seem to understand little about statistics, and next to nothing about the scientific method, hypothesis testing, and the like ... ).