Re: Hovind and Shermer

From: Howard J. Van Till <hvantill@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Fri May 28 2004 - 08:34:13 EDT

On 5/27/04 5:02 PM, "Al Koop" <koopa@gvsu.edu> wrote:

> I happened to be looking for an article about 11 world
> class-microbiologists who died under strange circumstances outside the
> lab from Nov 2001 to March 2002, and they directed me to the skeptic
> website. (Anyone know about this or have any thoughts about it? Any
> conspiracy theorists out there?)

Two questions:

1. What is the size of this pool of people?

2. For a comparable control group, what would be the probability of finding
a similar number of persons who died under "strange circumstances" (defined
after the fact?)? Is this another exercise in "cherry picking"?

Howard
Received on Fri May 28 09:04:56 2004

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