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Invalid generalisations do you no credit

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Submitted by Joe Marschall (Australia), Mar 16, 2006 at 07:03

It takes a large sample to draw valid conclusions. It is not mathematically valid to draw the conclusions that you draw about a large population based on such a small sample.
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I would be delighted to have a scientific study on Muslim violence to base my conclusions on. Until that is available, I shall have to rely on common sense.

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