Different Animals

Consensus is orthogonal to truth.


  1. Consensus, conventional wisdom, and even authoritative assertion are nothing more than opinion.

    Posted December 5, 2016 at 7:21 pm | Permalink
  2. Tina says

    It pays to increase your word power! I had to look up “orthogonal”! :-)

    Or as someone said (I think I read it in a blog comment somewhere… maybe even here?):

    “the plural of anecdote isn’t “data.””

    Posted December 5, 2016 at 11:19 pm | Permalink
  3. antiquarian says

    If that were true, investing would be a lot easier.

    Posted December 14, 2016 at 5:53 pm | Permalink
  4. antiq,

    What does your pronoun “that” refer to?

    Posted December 14, 2016 at 7:20 pm | Permalink

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