Bad models

See:

http://www.themoralliberal.com/2010/06/08/the-myth-of-the-model-max-borders/

Articke reads: Most people don’t notice it, but “model” may be the most dangerous word in the English language right now. Models justify a lot of the bad policies that have been, or soon will be, foisted on us. For example, what was used to justify the fiscal policy of the big “stimulus”? That’s right. And as I wrote this, “experts” were using models to gear us up for another one.

This relates to my essay on Type I and II error:

/statistical-errors-and-psychological-tendencies-in-scientism/

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