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Posted by: Gee ( si ) on November 22, 1999 at 14:29:00:

In Reply to: The Rise of Worker Capitalism posted by David on November 22, 1999 at 10:32:27:

: McSpotlight: David, I don't mean to sound rude, but quoting the Cato Institute as your sole source isn't really going to persuade many of the opposition here; the Cato Institute has something of a reputation...


If the Cato institute were to publish that 2+2=4 then it would decried as 'capitalist propaganda'. David will be annoyed that all those statistics are considered to be first and foremost propoganda without any regard to whether or not they are accurate.

We've been through this before - BS has no monopoly on finding economic data regarding people's financial status and hasn't quite seemed to grasp that many opposing sets of data are also relevant and as credible.

McSpotlight: That's not what I was pointing out; the fact was that David had quoted one source of information; whereas BS usually picks out helpful stats from all over the place. If you pick only one source as your source then you are opening yourself up to charges of faith in one source to the exclusion of all others.

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