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    24 Jun '18 12:48
    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/06/23/bronx-boy-15-killed-in-brutal-stabbing-nypd-says-help-sought-in-iding-alleged-attackers.html
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    24 Jun '18 13:05
    For white boys, see "slaughtered school children".
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    24 Jun '18 13:21
    Originally posted by @vivify
    For white boys, see "slaughtered school children".
    you are perpetrating a myth

    http://theconversation.com/are-mass-shootings-a-white-mans-problem-85286
  4. Standard memberLundos
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    24 Jun '18 16:23
    Originally posted by @mott-the-hoople
    you are perpetrating a myth

    http://theconversation.com/are-mass-shootings-a-white-mans-problem-85286
    He said school shootings and not mass shootings so your article answers nothing.

    Secondly, why did the author choose the number of killings to be four? The Mother Jones also have all killings of three listed. Biased data use?
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    24 Jun '18 17:08
    Originally posted by @lundos
    He said school shootings and not mass shootings so your article answers nothing.

    Secondly, why did the author choose the number of killings to be four? The Mother Jones also have all killings of three listed. Biased data use?
    He said school shootings and not mass shootings?

    Did you mean He said school shooting ARE not mass shootings?

    BTW, thanks🙂 I hit your fly with a hammer and now I had to get a new monitor🙂
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    24 Jun '18 17:14
    Originally posted by @sonhouse
    He said school shootings and not mass shootings?

    Did you mean He said school shooting ARE not mass shootings?

    BTW, thanks🙂 I hit your fly with a hammer and now I had to get a new monitor🙂
    No, I meant school shootings are a subset of mass shootings, so you cannot use the entire dataset in the analysis, which makes it useless as an answer to the comment.
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    24 Jun '18 17:23
    Originally posted by @lundos
    No, I meant school shootings are a subset of mass shootings, so you cannot use the entire dataset in the analysis, which makes it useless as an answer to the comment.
    Ok, thanks for the clarification. BTW I love my new monitor🙂
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    24 Jun '18 17:32
    Originally posted by @sonhouse
    Ok, thanks for the clarification. BTW I love my new monitor🙂
    Hahaha. Glad to help. 😉
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    24 Jun '18 17:33
    Originally posted by @lundos
    Hahaha. Glad to help. 😉
    Just kidding, but the fly really looks real🙂
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    24 Jun '18 18:16
    Originally posted by @lundos
    He said school shootings and not mass shootings so your article answers nothing.

    Secondly, why did the author choose the number of killings to be four? The Mother Jones also have all killings of three listed. Biased data use?
    school shootings are mass shootings. And...who is the authority on selecting the number?
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    24 Jun '18 18:43
    Originally posted by @mott-the-hoople
    school shootings are mass shootings. And...who is the authority on selecting the number?
    I know. But all mass shootings aren't school shootings. So oranges and apples.

    I don't know. But I do know statistics. And I know that by choosing a random number e.g. four and not three or five, you can manipulate data. So when you read a political agenda piece like the one you linked to, you should always consider why they would use four and not the common definition of mass shootings (three)? Maybe to twist the conclusion to something that matches the agenda?
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    24 Jun '18 19:29
    Originally posted by @mott-the-hoople
    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/06/23/bronx-boy-15-killed-in-brutal-stabbing-nypd-says-help-sought-in-iding-alleged-attackers.html
    White boys prefer AR15s
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