Our Threatened Freedom
Can We Trust Statistics (04:00)
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:01 Can we trust statistics? This is R.J. Rushdoony with a report on our threatened freedom.
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:09 Can we trust the statistics issued by Washington DC and it’s federal agencies? Some years ago, I knew a very successful
R.J. Rushdoony: 01:11 Let us consider another not quite as obvious. A few years back an article set forth statistics which supposedly proved that all adoptions through state agencies were far more successful and problem free than adoptions through all private agencies combined. These statistics showed a high ratio of serious problems developing among private agencies. However, on closer examination, the statistics, while accurate, were giving us a false and prejudiced picture of adoption agencies. The statistician had classified adoptions sponsored by church agencies together with illegal and criminal controlled adoptions. What they had avoided doing was to compare say church-sponsored adoptions with
R.J. Rushdoony: 02:47 Now, our biggest and most impressive statistics gathering agency is the federal government. Every federal agency, virtually, regards statistics an important tool for making it’s
R.J. Rushdoony: 03:51 They are using it against us. This has been R.J. Rushdoony with a report on our threatened freedom.
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