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Taking Statistical Models Too Seriously

Taking a model too seriously is really just another way of not taking it seriously at all.
— Andrew Gelman

Come Back with Three Corners

The Master said, If they are not eager, I don't expound. If they are not urgent, I don't explain. If I give out one corner and they don't come back with three corners, then I don't go on.
— Confucius, Analects 7.8 (Tr. Brooks & Brooks)