Java Zen:Thinking Out Loud Thursday, 2017.04.27
The Government are very keen on amassing statistics. They collect them, add
them, raise them to the nth power, take the cube root and prepare wonderful
diagrams. But you must never forget that every one of these figures comes in the
first instance from the village watchman, who just puts down what he damn
pleases.

		Sir Josiah Stamp, Inland Revenue Department of England, 1896 - 1919

2007.05.23

It’s Holocaust’s All The Way Down, Baby

If it didn’t happen, why are they working so hard to convince themselves it didn’t?

And on a related meta note, if they don’t fear them so much, why promulgate such contorted logic to suppress them and beat them into submission?