Wrong criteria

My daughter sent this along, just to remind me that she’s always thinking things through:

Diagram of aircraft damage to Allied planes in WWII

(Her source.)


  1. fillyjonk »

    18 August 2019 · 2:24 pm

    One of the stats books (I think it was “Intuitive Biostatistics”) I work from for teaching brought this very issue up, as part of the whole idea that human “logic” isn’t always very logical.

  2. McGehee »

    18 August 2019 · 2:44 pm

    Thinking past the obvious is a learned skill. Or it would be, if it were still being taught.

  3. @GLHancock »

    18 August 2019 · 8:24 pm

    Perfect example of “military intelligence”.

  4. Roger Green »

    20 August 2019 · 12:58 pm

    I’d seen that several years ago. Still fascinating.

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