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Comment Re:Problem? (Score 1) 644

The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy is, as has been remarked before often and accurately, a pretty startling kind of a thing. It is, essentially, as the title implies, a guide book. The problem is, or rather one of the problems, for there are many, a sizeable portion of which are continually clogging up the civil, commercial and criminal courts in all areas of the Galaxy, and especially, where possible, the more corrupt ones, this.

The previous sentence makes sense. That is not the problem.

This is:


Read it through again and you'll get it.

I congratulate you, sir, on beating Mr Douglas Adams.

Comment Re:Economy is not a science. (Score 5, Funny) 290

Trend prediction is statistics, not economics. As for econometrics, this illustrates how it operates:

Three econometricians went out hunting, and came across a large deer. The first econometrician fired, but missed, by a meter to the left. The second econometrician fired, but also missed, by a meter to the right. The third econometrician didn't fire, but shouted in triumph, "We got it! We got it!"

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