Monthly Archives: December 2016

Music, Listeners, and Silence

This seems to me an insightful comment about music: “[John] Cage reminded us that what music communicates `is always going to be largely dependent on the subjectivity of the listener irrespective of the presentation and intention of the composer.  That’s … Continue reading

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Unreliability of Polls Acknowledged

The unreliability of polls is acknowledged by more people with each passing day.  A case in point is a Chicago Tribune article by Art and Art History Professor, Eddie Chambers.  Here are a few of his comments: “What we witnessed … Continue reading

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Pre-Election Polling Unreliable

Pre-election polling is unreliable and acknowledged as such by survey researchers.  Here are some comments from a newsletter published by a university survey research center, followed by a copy of the newsletter: “many media polls showing a variety of results” … Continue reading

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