Posted: Aug 05, 2016 8:09 am
by Wilbur
The data collection and quantitative analysis done in the social sciences is indispensable for developing and maintaining a rational worldview as well as navigating a sane sober way forward, not because the findings are just that accurate or predictive, but really only because it's the best we can do. I'm engaged and interested, sure, but as always, I try to maintain a healthy skepticism.