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Old 12-06-2012, 07:18 PM   #4
Guillaume Erard
Dojo: Aikikai Hombu Dojo
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 171
Re: No, the world is not becoming a more violent place so what are you getting out of

Robert, I am not quite sure about what you are trying to express with:
Robert M Watson Jr wrote: View Post
If we breed like rats (or rabbits) we can dilute the pain away ...
what is the causal link here, if any?

Also your later statement:
Robert M Watson Jr wrote: View Post
is that any kind of mindset to have when dealing with people?
seems to address my moral values but I am not sure either about what it is trying to imply.

I will agree with you however on the fact that statistics can be confusing, especially for someone who does not seem familiar with the difference between average (mean) and median:
Robert M Watson Jr wrote: View Post
According to statistics half of everyone is below average
Thanks for you interest though, I am more than happy to address your criticisms but I will need you to express your points a bit more extensively to make sure I understand them right
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