To tip my hand and show, contrary to what the previous post may indicate, that I believe numbers have power – if nothing more they add content to our intuitions and reason.
This is truly one of the coolest displays of statistical data I have ever seen. It also reveals some unintuitive but right-sounding observations about the development of the “Third-World” over the last few decades.
If you have a few minutes, give it a watch:
But don’t take it too seriously: