Statistics never work as well as we might hope. Since we’re humans, statistics don’t change minds. It’s the story we tell ourselves (and others) that do. Statistics are merely a consistent and reliable way to tell yourself a story that’s actually useful and resilient.
Waking up to this on statistics from Seth kinda sorta feels like a sign to add the Analytics feature to Subtext.
You know, like how certain story structures result in higher box office performance.