Uncertainty, in context.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-014-1112-5
bostonreview:

Words from our 2014 Poetry Contest winner francine j. harris.  Read the rest of the poem here:
http://bostonreview.net/blog/2014-poetry-contest-winner-francine-j-harris 

bostonreview:

Words from our 2014 Poetry Contest winner francine j. harris.  Read the rest of the poem here:

http://bostonreview.net/blog/2014-poetry-contest-winner-francine-j-harris 

Of course, since the reader could always check the quotation on Google without knowing the page number, you might ask why publishers still insist we put the numbers in? And in fact I am asking that.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-e-mann/the-gathering-storm_b_5849986.html
http://www.obeygiant.com/prints/peoples-climate-march-to-change-everything-we-need-everyone#more-57326

One can never accept a probability without probabilizing the source of the statement.

We can assert that the historian is in fact not in binary space

Trying to define “what is fire” with academic precision is not something a firefighter should do, as interesting as it seems, given higher priorities of figuring out the primary (nonacademic) variable, what is (and what is not) burning.

much of the statistical techniques used in social sciences are either inconsistent or incompatible with probability theory.

Suppose I’m pregnant & HIV+. I ask the doctor what course of action is “consistent” w/ having an uninfected baby. Suppose doctor says no need to take any medication or do anything special, cause chance of meeting target of having an uninfected baby is >66%.

About consistency. 
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