I am always surprised at how ready people are ready to whip out statistics in defence of whether socialism or capitalism works better.
You can achieve the highest marks for 'quality of life' while condemning people to meaningless labour, concentration camps, and a complete lack of self-determination.
That's precisely why despite the false aura of certainty conferred to it by numbers, statistics is very often little more than an exercise in rationalization.
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