Words of wisdom Mr. Monbiot

Yet there are no experimental controls (study areas in which one or both methods are not being tried), so there is no means of telling which of the two measures is working, or whether changes in the incidence of the disease have anything to do with the experiment. There\’s a scientific term for a study that simultaneously tests two variables while using no controls: worthless.


Can we hope that you\’ll remember this on other subjects dear to your heart?

2 thoughts on “Words of wisdom Mr. Monbiot”

  1. “Can we hope that you’ll remember this on other subjects dear to your heart?”

    Heh-not a chance.

  2. But I thought the religion of the Green God is exempt from all normal rules of scientific behaviour, isnt it?

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