The Power of Numbers

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:

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