Click here for a smart analysis of analysis. John Maudlin looks at the shortcomings of statistics, paying particular attention to the US Bureau of Labor numbers that are reviled and revered in turn, and points out their real uses and issues. He also pulls out an apt Shakespeare quote that really encapsulates the whole problem.
“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings”
Well worth your time this Sunday morning.