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Daily Archive August 12th, 2013

Good intentions don’t justify lying about risk

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DO NOT LIE ABOUT RISK: PRESENT PROBABILITIES TRUTHFULLY OR NOT AT ALL On July 7th 2005, four bags containing bombs were left on London public transport. They exploded, killing 52 people. Bombs in two bags at the Boston Marathon this year killed three. We can imagine the policy-maker’s thinking when they came up with this […]