Interpretation

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Editorial and Opinion  |  House: Booksie Classic

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Interpretation

 

Interpretation.

The gathering of facts and

data to make some

sense.

How you interpret

that data

leads to

YOUR TRUTH

and not

to

a universal

TRUTH.

Your version,

my version,

his version,

her version;

all might differ

while telling the truth

because it is all down to

INTERPRETATION.


Submitted: April 29, 2019

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AdamCarlton

I remember the story of Dirac, baffled as to why Oppenheimer wrote poetry: "Physics is about writing truths with the utmost precision; why do you spend time on a pursuit which muddies everything up with maximal ambiguity?" Poetry. Literature. Politics.

Mon, April 29th, 2019 6:23pm

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So you don't agree? This is what I really believe. Take a survey, give it to two separate teams to interpret and you can almost guarantee that their interpretations of the true meaning of the data will be entirely different -- often depending on who is writing the pay cheque.

Mon, April 29th, 2019 11:32am

Derina Peng

'Yes! Yes! Yes!' my heart says as I read this poem along. Good job.

Mon, April 29th, 2019 6:31pm

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Thanks, Derina.

Mon, April 29th, 2019 11:33am

Mike S.

Couldn't agree more, Hull, excellent!

Mon, April 29th, 2019 7:06pm

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Thanks, Mike!

Mon, April 29th, 2019 12:37pm

ratwood2

Exactly.

Mon, April 29th, 2019 7:54pm

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Thanks, ratwood2!

Mon, April 29th, 2019 1:04pm

Sue Harris

Data can be manipulated to give the desired outcome... dependent upon what that desired outcome is. Absolutely spot on, Hully!

Mon, April 29th, 2019 8:56pm

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Thanks, Sue.

Tue, April 30th, 2019 5:32am

jmm424

I believe this. Great job, Hully.

Tue, April 30th, 2019 5:10pm

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Thanks so much for that, jmm.

Tue, April 30th, 2019 10:18am

Jeff Bezaire

Truth.

Tue, April 30th, 2019 7:12pm

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Haha! Thanks, Jeff.

Tue, April 30th, 2019 12:31pm

jaylisbeth

In a nutshell, Hully. Well done.

Wed, May 1st, 2019 2:38pm

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Thanks, jaylisbeth.

Wed, May 1st, 2019 11:28am

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