Tag Archive for 'XKCD'

Humor: XKCD “For The Sake of Arguement”

by Jason Stotts This basically sums up my feelings on arguing for the sake of arguing.

XKCD Waxes Philosophical

by Jason Stotts I really like this. (Alt text:¬†Socrates could’ve saved himself a lot of trouble if he’d just bought a flashlight, tranquilizer gun, and a bunch of rescue harnesses.)

How to Lie with Numbers

by Jason Stotts Most people don’t realize how easy it is to lie with numbers as they don’t understand statistics or the difference between a causal connection and a correlation. For a great demonstration of this, see this essay where Stephen ironically proves that exercise causes obesity. Also, XKCD chimes in on the issue of […]