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    Quote Originally Posted by Cigar View Post
    math!


    Math ain't science.

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    Quote Originally Posted by truthmatters View Post
    they hate it when things are done correctly
    Where'd you get your degree in psychoanalyzing? Same place you got your definition of science?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post


    Math ain't science.

    There's little science with out it.

    I can see why you guys are in the dark ages.
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    http://articles.wdbj7.com/2012-10-25...polls_34735059

    Roanoke College professor sheds light on the science of election polling

    October 25, 2012|David Kaplan | WDBJ7 Reporter

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    Its concidered a science and lying about that is silly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cigar View Post
    There's little science with out it.

    I can see why you guys are in the dark ages.
    It's a tool science uses, but it's not science. Try again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by truthmatters View Post
    Its concidered a science and lying about that is silly
    Nothing in sociology is a science, matters. I'm sure they want to represent it as such, but it's not.


    And there's that silly 'lie' meme again when all you could possibly mean is you disagree but cannot articulate why.

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    I already proved you wrong

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    Quote Originally Posted by truthmatters View Post
    http://articles.wdbj7.com/2012-10-25...polls_34735059

    Roanoke College professor sheds light on the science of election polling

    October 25, 2012|David Kaplan | WDBJ7 Reporter
    You confuse a news headline for what the prof actually says.

    You think polling is science? Then tell us what the null hypothesis is, assuming you know what that means.

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    Quote Originally Posted by truthmatters View Post
    I already proved you wrong
    And there's that silly 'prove' meme when you've articulated no argument at all.

    Think you did, state your argument in syllogistic form. Logic, another tool of science.

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