Experts Say …

Experts Say …

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… the vertical bar is longer than the horizontal bar.

“I only believe in statistics that I doctored myself.”
(Winston Churchill)

A 2018 study found that 93.6% of the articles published in radiology journals had statistical errors (

A 2016 study shows that medical error is the third leading cause of death in the US (251,000 per year, This result was disputed in other studies, arguing it is only about a tenth of that number.

In March, the fatality rate of the corona virus was estimated to be 3.4%. In May, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a new best estimate of 0.26% (

So much for scientific studies, experts, and truth. Science is but a huge cooking pot full of changing perspectives and opinions.

An expert is somebody who can explain why she/he was wrong yesterday.

When we do what experts say, we are their guinea pigs.

What does nature say? What does common sense say?

BTW: The two bars are equally long.