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Re: Ignorance index

Postby earthfriendly » Tue, 20 Dec 2016 2:29 am

Trump: Fieldwork for the survey was conducted the month before the presidential election in the US – so we asked who people thought would win. And like the vast majority of countries – along with nearly all pundits – we were wrong: 61% thought Clinton would win and only 16% saw the Trump victory coming.


And also, how and in which part of USA did they pick the people to survey? If they direct the above question to those in the rust belt of USA, the response will be reverse, in favor of Trump. Are the participants picked from all across the entire US nation, distributed evenly? This may not be so much of an issue with Singapore demographics as there are simply less regional differences.

Home-owners: but we are way out on the extent of home ownership. We think under half (47%) of household in Britain own their own home, when in fact 64% do.


And of course Singaporeans will have a better idea of percentage of home ownership. Not every country has an official govt mouthpiece like the PAP tooting and reminding its citizen of the high rate of home ownership. That it is now etched into their memories.

"HDB flats are home to over 80% of Singapore's resident population, with about 90% of these resident households proudly owning their home."

http://www.hdb.gov.sg/cs/infoweb/about- ... apore-icon

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Re: Ignorance index

Postby earthfriendly » Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:23 am

Regarding ignorance, in this case health and nutrition. When we offer free will to the population, they get to choose unhealthy diet. Some are calling for some form of "nannying". As in LKYism :P .

http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/12 ... -different


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