[PLUG-TALK] How to be a good Democrat

Paul Mullen pem at nellump.net
Mon Oct 20 16:38:01 PDT 2003


On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 03:06:46PM -0700, Russ Johnson wrote:
> 
> That's how things are done. Observe. The make a conclusion based on the
> observation. That's what happened after the Stanford Prison Experiment. 

You forgot about that little "test" step that comes right after forming
a hypothesis (what you call a conclusion). Unless you test your
speculations, they're pretty much just that (meaningless, in other
words).


Paul





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