Tag: Assumptions

Redefining Marriage

It has become apparent to me over the past few days engaging with people on social media on the issue of same-sex marriage that the over-whelming majority of the proponents of the current moves to change the legal definition of

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2013 Local Elections – Predictions

I have taken the local elections opinion poll from ComRes (published on the 30th of April) and looked at how the projected share of the vote converts into local county council and unitary authority seats. I have also examined the

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Men and Women in Marriage

There has been much fuss over the past week or so to do with the publication by the Church of England Faith and Order Committee (FaOC) of their report “Men and Women in Marriage“. I want to briefly explore two

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Predicting the USA

Last Update – 0900 GMT 6th November What’s that I hear you say? You want me to put my statistical analytical skills to work to predict the outcome of the Presidential Election in the USA on Tuesday? Why certainly! I’m

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C4M – 10 Reasons – Number 3

Here’s Myth Three. Myth 3 It’s all about equality Same-sex couples already have equality. All the legal rights of marriage are already available to same-sex couples through civil partnerships. Equality doesn’t mean bland uniformity or state-imposed sameness. If the Government genuinely wants to pursue equality, why

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The Flawed Changing Attitude Sussex Survey Re-Emerges

News comes to me from Chichester Diocese that the flawed Changing Attitude “Survey” that was issued last year has been reissued again. Apparently production values are not very high, with what is being described as “a photocopy of a photocopy” coming

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