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" It is this principle of post hoc ergo proptcr hoc which has established ( ?) so many misconcqjtions and false theories as truths. Most Christian Scientists whom I have met are sure of their science because they have been cured. The theory has been accepted... "
Psychology Applied to Medicine: Introductory Studies - Page 131
by David Washburn Wells - 1907 - 141 pages
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 11

1897
...authentic, newly-found muster rolls from time to time. All of which tends to confirm the statement that there are three kinds of lies ; white lies, black lies, and statistics. This we do know, however, that in every important battle of the war, from Ticonderoga to Yorktown,...
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The New England Medical Gazette, Volume 42

1907
...It is this principle of post hoc ergo proptcr hoc which has established ( ?) so many misconcqjtions and false theories as truths. Most Christian Scientists...undoubtedly true. Statistics often fail to tell the "ivholc truth," altho they may tell "nothing but the truth." In order to add to the sum of human knowledge,...
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Annual Report

Vermont. Commissioner of Agriculture - 1911
...interesting, nor always reliable, but they are all we have as a criterion of comparison. Some one has said that there are three kinds of lies, white lies, black lies and statistics. I find that in Vermont the statistics of production are not taken every year as they are in Ohio, but...
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The American Labor Legislation Review, Volume 1

1911
...opportunity for a difference of opinion as to how questions should be answered. It has been said : "There are three kinds of lies, — white lies, black lies, and statistics." If all this be true, uniform schedules for reporting industrial accidents will not only prove highly...
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The New England Medical Gazette, Volume 42

1907
...adherents from the most intelligent class of the laity? It is this principle of post hoc ergo proptcr hoc which has established (?) so many misconceptions...are "three kinds of lies: white lies, black lies and statistics'1; and to a certain extent this is undoubtedly true. Statistics often fail to tell the "u'holc...
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Papers Presented at and the Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the ...

National Lutheran Educational Conference - 1920
...OTTO MEES, DD, of Capital University. CHAPTER IX 'LUTHERAN COLLEGES FOR LUTHERAN WOMEN WE ARE told that there are three kinds of lies — white lies, black lies and statistics. Even at the risk of laying this paper open to such an implication I have chosen the statistical side...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 64

1903
...in scientific education. It must, however, be remembered that figures are illusive. It has been said that there are three kinds of lies — white lies, black lies and statistics. The figures given in the table are on their face difficult to unStudents and Studies. 1 1391-92 1892-93...
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The Return of the Lazarus Generation: What to Do with the Dead Man at Your Door

Michael E. Evans - 2008 - 256 pages
...gone way up. Just keep in mind: Numbers don't lie-but people do. My daddy, once again, used to say: "There are three kinds of lies: White lies. Black lies. And statistics." In order to see the predators behind the prison industrial complex, you only have to ask two questions....
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