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Re: [APD] Theory vs. Actual

On 9/23/05, Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz> wrote:
> Bill D wrote:
> > There is a syllogistic problem somewhere in that. Logicians, help.
> The whole point of the argument was that if you cannot rely on a
> controlled laboratory study to carry over to the aquarium, a study
> conducted in an aquarium under less controlled conditions will apply
> *even less*. To say otherwise is to say that increasing the noise in the
> data increases the reliability of the result.

 The whole point that most everyone else has been trying to make is that it
is not the data that is at issue, it's the interpretation.
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