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msstacy13
Aug. 7th, 2013 05:34 pm (UTC)
If you think about it a moment,
you'll realize that highly opinionated people
seldom have real opinions anyway...
:)
jongibbs
Aug. 7th, 2013 05:41 pm (UTC)
Lol, that's not what my old gran would say ;)
paulwoodlin
Aug. 9th, 2013 12:29 pm (UTC)
I read a study of people who are paid to have political opinions on television. They gave each of these people a list of questions asking them to make predictions of what political events would turn out to mean. Then two years later compared the answers to reality.

Turns out that political pundits are less accurate about politics than weathermen are about the weather, with a mere one in three chance of being right, and the more highly they rated their own certainty, the more likely they were to be wrong.
msstacy13
Aug. 9th, 2013 12:42 pm (UTC)
And, as they say,
economists predicted nine of the last five recessions...
:)
Mieke Zamora-Mackay
Aug. 7th, 2013 05:55 pm (UTC)
Amen.
jongibbs
Aug. 7th, 2013 06:22 pm (UTC)
:)
temporus
Aug. 7th, 2013 11:37 pm (UTC)
But Jon....this is the internets. We're supposed to get upset over every tiny thing someone else posts. That's the purpose of the internet. And for pictures of cats (doing funny things).
jongibbs
Aug. 8th, 2013 07:17 am (UTC)
Lol, I'm with you on the cat pictures :}
eneit
Aug. 8th, 2013 02:01 am (UTC)
indeed
jongibbs
Aug. 8th, 2013 07:23 am (UTC)
It feels like there's a fresh 'outrage' every week :(
bogwitch64
Aug. 8th, 2013 02:46 am (UTC)
A very good thought, indeed, my dear!
jongibbs
Aug. 8th, 2013 07:23 am (UTC)
Thank you, Terri :)
sallymn
Aug. 8th, 2013 10:45 am (UTC)
{nods} Very sensible...
jongibbs
Aug. 8th, 2013 12:34 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Sally :)
bondo_ba
Aug. 8th, 2013 01:40 pm (UTC)
Real writers don't post this kind of thing.

:P
jongibbs
Aug. 8th, 2013 03:49 pm (UTC)
Lol, and also, pthwerrrrpt! :)
paulwoodlin
Aug. 9th, 2013 12:26 pm (UTC)
There has been no escape from this meme. Fortunately, today has been the first day in a month I've had the mental energy left over to write more than a thousand words, so I'm feeling pretty good about myself.
jongibbs
Aug. 9th, 2013 04:01 pm (UTC)
Well done, sir :)
paulwoodlin
Aug. 9th, 2013 09:53 pm (UTC)
Thanks
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