Wednesday, December 17, 2008

A Parable of Useless Statistics

A mouse and a mastodon, whose average height is about equal to that of a man, walk into a bar.

The mastodon wrecked the place and who cares about the mouse?

The average man was nowhere to be seen.

The next time you try to use numbers to make your case, consider telling a story instead. It's more truthful. Right?