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    (Original post by LiberalOutcast)
    Citing a study isn't refuting a point; are your essays composed purely of bibliographies? When you make a point it's up to you to defend it; you raised the study, then you scuppered the moment it was questioned.

    What you're looking for is the word 'representative sample', which is to suggest you have some level of confidence in polling (which, based on recent electoral results, is quite astounding; it's also woefully misplaced, considering the limitations of representative samples and wider social science).
    I don't think you understand how an argument works. I did make a point and cited a source for it. I'm not going to explain the source since it's all in the article. So you can analyse the articles and tell me what's wrong with it or you can apologise for wasting my time.

    Saying it's "representative sample" is a generic knee jerk reaction to oppose anything you don't agree with it. Try again.
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    (Original post by STEMisSuperior.)
    I don't think you understand how an argument works. I did make a point and cited a source for it. I'm not going to explain the source since it's all in the article. So you can analyse the articles and tell me what's wrong with it or you can apologise for wasting my time.

    Saying it's "representative sample" is a generic knee jerk reaction to oppose anything you don't agree with it. Try again.
    Try what again? To try again would suggest you were participating in a debate (you aren't, you're deflecting questions you know you don't have answers to), rather than being overly concerned with losing one.

    I've asked you a series of questions to attempt to allow you the opportunity to defend your point, and you have no inclination to answer them.
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    (Original post by LiberalOutcast)
    Try what again? To try again would suggest you were participating in a debate (you aren't, you're deflecting questions you know you don't have answers to), rather than being overly concerned with losing one.

    I've asked you a series of questions to attempt to allow you the opportunity to defend your point, and you have no inclination to answer them.
    Ignorance is bliss. Pathetic circle jerk.
 
 
 
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